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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3108) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2013
12 oz. can. Pours a dark brown, near black, with a small tan head. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, mild earth. Flavor is chocolatey, with strong coffee but a strong earth presence. Some bitterness, some sweetness, and, in fact, fairly balanced. Interesting flavor, however, mild dirt, mild dust. Full bodied, nice carbonation, but it drinks pretty smooth. Finishes like a chocolate dessert.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (1862) - New York, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Grabbed 4 pack at whole foods. Pours deep dark brown with one finger head. Nose is earthy and of bitter dark chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, creamy cappuccino, earth, resin, and root beer. Slight alcohol after taste but well hidden for this abv. Easy drinking which could prove dangerous for me this evening unless I finally develop self control.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Panzuriel (1257) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 2, 2013
3Beans pours a opaque rich brown black with a sturdy lasting head of small bubbles. Nose is rich dark chocolate and black coffee, a heady mix of awesomeness. Taste is dark chocolate bitter on the front mellowing with good malt in the mid taste. This beer finishes with more good dark chocolate black coffee on the back end. There is just a bit of minerally kick on the front end that I’;m not crazy about. the whole thing works amazingly well. a fantastic beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Can. Very dark opaque brown pour with a tall, frothy brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, soft coffee notes and caramel. Taste is rather boozy with roasted malt, coffee, cocoa, dark chocolate, caramel and toasted grains. Body is medium with a creamy carbonation and a strong, boozy warmth. Not noticeable in the aroma but way up front on the palate. Ends with more booze notes, chocolate, cocoa, soft coffee roasted malt, caramel, and toasted grains.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Poured at Sixpoint tasting at Whole Foods Bowery Beer Room in NYC today. Light brown in color with thick white head. Aroma of coffe/espresso beans. The coffee really comes throught in the taste with hints of chocolate. I really enjoyed this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AdamJackson (2099) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Light brown, 3 finger coffee colored head. smells of espresso beans, rye malts, smoke and oak. Taste is very coffee like. lots of cold brewed coffee, chocolate covered espresso beans but very little malt to back it up. very thin and light mouthfeel, roast almost burnt coffee finish.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kirk36 (107) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Earthy, beany, chocolately and well worth the wait! Great new comer to the market! It's what diesel should be! I do get a watery forward but beans after taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
seth_lfod (322) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Poured from 12oz red bull style can. Color is opaque dark brown... Like a brown ale. Minimal head disappears very quick. Smells of day old coffee pot, a bit of vanilla, and some resinous hops. Taste is cold coffee, more pronounced vanilla, and resin. There is a bit of alcohol hotness to it but otherwise well masked. Kind of a watery mouth feel. Different but tasty.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigtaster (523) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Black beer, with off white head, lots of lacing. Nose is coco, coffee, and chocolate. Medium to heavy body, some spiciness, definite coffee, big kick up front with a smooth finish. Becomes more mouth watering as it warms. Good beer, unique, but complexity lacks.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (880) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Pours a dark brown with an off white almost brown eggshell colored head. Heavy notes of coffee with a hint of chocolate. There’s lots of alcohol in the aroma. To a fault in my opinion. The palate is slightly thin. I wish this was a regular porter with the same coffee flavor and not the booziness.


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