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RATINGS: 1257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A hearty ebony colored ale that starts with a rich malty palate finished with clean hops and notes of coffee and chocolate.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Listigovers (382) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Thick and rich roasted malt aroma, black with a thick dense brown head. Medium to full bodied, very creamy, big flavour, lots of roasted malt, a prickle of hop, long aftertaste. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zwiebel88 (258) - GERMANY - DEC 10, 2014
So geht Porter. Kakao en masse, Bitterschokolade, dunkle früchte. Kaffeebitterkeit im Geschmack, Schokolade, Cremigkeit, recht stark karbonisiert.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KarenShuttle (11) - - DEC 9, 2014
Roasted malts evident in aroma, with hops, rich and smooth flavor. The bitterness is spot on for an American Robust Porter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2054) - Richmond, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2014
Very dark with a great big frothy tan head. Aroma of roast, coffee, chocolate. Tastes roasty and moderately bitter and chocolatey. Pretty full, creamy body. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (3302) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
6er from the lcbo. Outstanding roasty aroma, slight amounts of coffee, just alot of dark, slightly sweet roast. The flavour was a really great amount if piney hops, with alot more roast, with toiches of soy, and coffee. Outstanding porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3681) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep mahogany, small brown head, dissipates quickly, some lacing. Aroma is chocolate, roasty, a touch of anise, dark sugars. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, roasty and dark chocolate notes. Light acidity. Medium body. Quite solid for a basic porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
341ml bottle
6.6% ABV (as marked on bottle)
Milton LCBO Outlet #1 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
November 25, 2014
The beer pours a translucent dark brown (when held to bright light) with a creamy tan coloured cap. The aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. The aroma is medium bodied with above average carbonation. The flavour is dark malt, coffee, and weak chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matt_Foran (67) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours a nice pitch black color with a nice head. Aroma you pick up the malt aroma, with a slight hint of chocolate. Not too heavy on the palate, malts with subtle hop, pick up a little more of the chocolate. Very solid, true to form porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (658) - CROATIA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle (trade with non Rate Beer member); pours dark brown with a mocha colored head; chocolate aroma with some roast coffee and malt notes; taste is bittersweet chocolate with some malt and coffee; finish light bitter; very good porter

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2243) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2014
6er LCBO purchase. deep brown, tan head. solid session style porter, to light to be robust. enjoyable but not the best american porter ive had.


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