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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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An English style dry porter, the Snake Bite is dark, crisp, smokey and delicious. Die hard porter fans come back for this one. Self proclaimed "non-beer-drinkers" have been wooed to the craft side of beer by it too. By popular demand we serve this beer year round.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2008
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and graham cracker. Flavor of dry cocoa, roasted malt, and coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours black with a large foamy tan head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee. Med body. Flavor is slightly sweet, definitely has some coffee type bitter. I’d say the IBU understates. Not getting a lot of chocolate. In a way it’s a low impact taste. But there’s a lot of coffee and burnt malt. Goes down really easily. Try it. You won’t regret it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 18/09/2010 (ABV 5.5%) Roast aroma. Dark red coloured fruity and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a roast malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Tap at Silver Moon. Someone needs a graphic designer. Pours a deep brown with healthy foam. Nose is coffee, savory, hazelnut. Taste has a harsh coffee bite, soap, chemical, hydrogen peroxide. Papery palate. Huh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8680) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Sample at the brewpub. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head that dissipates slowly. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and hops. Light-bodied with a roasty character and flavors of chocolate malt, coffee and hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7030) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 15, 2010
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with copper highlights and a thin tan head. Aroma has light smoke, dark chocolate, and roast. Flavours are pretty much the same as the aroma, with bitter chocolate leading the way, light ash, and bitter roast. Mouthfeel is fairly light, finish is dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 7, 2011
Bottle. Blackish beer with a brown head. Chocolate and light roast aroma. Light roast and light caramel flavor with light coffee. Medium bodied. Light roast and light caramel lingers with light coffee and light vanilla.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6351) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (chocolate, caramel, roasted grain), with a note of vanilla. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A simple, plain rendition, but no flaws. Not enough balance for the sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle:   Pours like a stout, very black, moderate frothy/sudsy tannish head, spotty lacing.   Soft apple/pear skin up front, roasty, with some graham cracker notes.   This is starting to smell like an aged Imperial Stout.   Not as heavy on the tongue as I would have guessed.   Soft roastiness, a little tart, some chocolate and coffee like notes, but not terribly big.   Very smooth and easy going, this "Robust Porter" I aged for two years or so.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, surprisingly the backside seems to kind of fall off quickly.   A little ash, graham cracker, and sweet milky roasted malts linger.   Probably over the hill, but it seems to have held up well.   Has a slight dank basement like component well after the finish, a bit musty.   Not too bright now, but I imagine it had more bite when fresh.   Still enjoyable after these few years tho.



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