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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans... and put them in one vessel. The beans of bygone brewers, united with cacao and coffee, to create a trinity of roasted, rich, and savory flavors.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (1580) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Can. Pours black with a big off-white head that fades normally. Lots of lacing. Great appearance. Aroma of coffee beans and dark chocolate but there is something else throwing it off. I had to read other reviews until I finally realized what I was smelling. Overripe bananas. Really weird. The overripe bananas come through it the taste too along with the coffee and chocolate. Finish is slightly bitter, banana taste lingers. Nice thick mouthfeel though and no alcohol detected at all. Hard to rate this beer. Love the appearance and mouthfeel but that overripe banana taste throws everything off. Overall, it was just ok to me but I could see why some people would love it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nephilium (1261) - Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2013
This one starts with a big chocolate aroma, and pours an opaque black with a full light tan head. Great big roasted notes, come through in this beer, with a slick mouthfeel and a lingering roasted finish. Thereís a touch of alcohol heat noticeable, but itís not overpowering. This is a really good chocolate coffee porter, and I highly recommend it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
strongpieman (1390) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Can. Very good strong coffee beer. Thick, deep brown color, smooth, lots of coffee taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogfishho (586) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Pours thick and dark with a light brown head. The aroma is filled with chocolate and coffee, but there is also some sort of bizarre hairspray-ish note (alcohol?) that throws everything off. On the palate, the coffee and chocolate are present but the sweetness is almost overwhelming. Also, this beer needs to be served at damn near room temperature in order to taste good. Kind of disappointing from Sixpoint.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kenwall17 (232) - new york, New York, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Beautiful dark pour with an ample head. A dark beer lover should give this a try. You will enjoy the full bodied taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (2617) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Can. Dark chocolate, earthy coffee,and light alcohol aroma - a bit like a sweet creamy cafe mocha. Deep mahogany with an extremely large creamy tan head, nice lacing. Sweet and bitter bakerís chocolate, earthy coffee, and a roasty charred bitter finish. Medium to full body, very soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2155) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2013
dark brown with light brown head and low aroma of coffee and perfume. beer initially a coffee with cream and sugar brew of slick and moderately full body with alcohol and grapefruit citrus flavor in ivy that finishes long. beer warms into a flavor of overripe and fermented banana while still holding a bit of pudding to it. a real winner here!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3185) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2013
12 oz can. Dark brown with a spongy beige head. Subdued aroma of coffee, chocolate, earth and faint citrus. Nicely creamy if you sip up some head, finishing with a sharp roasty tang. Taste is spicy coffee bean and dark chocolate with hints of broiled grapefruit. Impressive; the first one went down way too easy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2400) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Nice tan head with fair retention and lace.Fairly black in colour. Mild nose of sweet malts and some roast. Body is medium,oily on the palate with a soft carbonation. Sweet malts, caramel and some dark fruits, coffee evades me as does the cocoa. Sweet finish, too much so, lil alcohol burn helps.12oz skinny can from statelineliquors.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5660) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2013
On draft at Nobi House .. . pours a deep ruby .. . great lacing .. . mild mouth .. . would never call this a imperial porter besides the abv burn at the end .. . decent but nothing worth seeking out .. . . "i donít eat red meat" - ahhh, thatís why you have a dress on...


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