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RATINGS: 1269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
misrahi (31) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2012
12oz pour from bottle into pint glass. Light cocoa and coffee up front with a lasting coffee finish. Was a little disappointed due to the hype, but overall an above average porter I’d recommend to someone looking for a little more of a kick.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5014) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2015
No, so robust wie es angekündigt wird, ist es nicht, aber dennoch schön knackig mit einer leichten Schärfe im Hintergrund. Etwas Stroh, Röstmalze, etwas Kaffee und ein Schuss Hopfen. Gute Sache.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (5014) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep black/ dark brown colour with a steady, creamy head and smooth body. Aroma of roast, malt and chocolate. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, dark bread and toasted biscuits. Smooth to drink, very quaffable. Enjoyed it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (534) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle. Nose is sweet coffee, malt, toast, chocolate. Taste is leading bitterness, with a gentle undercurrent of chocolate, coffee, and smoke. Notes of ash, vanilla and hazelnut emerge on subsequent tastes. Mouthfeel is good. A note perfect porter.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1455) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 3, 2015
A fine porter. Non-sweet. Quite roasty. Hops are plentiful, which makes this interesting. recommended!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydslip (226) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Dark cola-colored beer with a thin beige head that disappears quickly. Rich roasted nose of dark coffee, molasses, and semi-sweet chocolate. Flavor is equally rich with the bitter coffee hitting immediately followed up by some sweetness, including vanilla, toffee, and prunes. This is then finished with a mild bitterness with underlying roasted grain. Good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (730) - Iowa, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours mahogany with tan head and lacing. Nose is mild aroma of chocolate and roast. Taste is refreshing. Chocolate and some coffee. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2015
On tap at Brunzies. Nice roasted malted smoky nose, but a bit of fetid gas-earthy smell that was a bit off-putting. Dark brown-black opaque with thin tan head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Nice roasted malt, robust tang, molasses, smoke, chocolate. Big hop bitter with light nutty astringent character, light bitter lactose after.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndresTM (344) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Dark choc, earthy hops, and roasted barley dominate the aroma, which also has some brown sugar, coffee, pine, and a whisper of licorice. The mouthfeel is medium, with a medium body and sustained effervescence. The taste is bitter, with very minor sugary sweetness that is otherwise dominated by ash, coffee, dark chocolate, and earthy flavors, which drag on to a slow, dry, roasty finish. Great beer—just what you expect it to be.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielecamo (635) - ITALY - FEB 6, 2015
In bottiglia da 33cl. Colore nero, schiuma beige fine e poco persistente. Aroma di fondo di caffè, caffè, cioccolato fondente, leggero tocco erbaceo finale. al palato corpo medio, alcool ben nascosto. Sentori di fondo di caffè, caffè, cioccolato e liquirizia nel finale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weissjoh (10) - Freising, Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2015
was bei mir hier leider dominiert ist der zu ausgeprägte alkoholische Geschmack, etwas zu viel des Guten.


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