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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkgrenwel (601) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 23, 2005
Looks beautiful in the glass with a big brown head and rich brown body. Tastes like peanut butter and malt. Creamy texture. A bit sweet, but not too much. Nice dry roasty bitterness in the finish. A slight touch of alcohol. Really nice beer for the fall or winter. Just feels goo to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Neorej80 (301) - - MAY 31, 2015
Smoked ham like arkma, also coffee, oak and caramel.nicw dark colour with a lightbrown head. Really deep malty aroma. Lots of dry roasted bread, some hint of rasins, coffee and a little kick of hops. Well balanced, full body. Smoked bitter, and a bit sour (rasins) aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2092) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2015
@BeerTemple, Amsterdam, 30/5/2015 - Zwart met bruine kraag. Aroma van chocolade, volmoutig, vanille Smaken van koffie, vol en romig, chocolade, matig zoet, matig bitter, wat droog en bovendien erg lekker....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scotty001 (64) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Virtually black with a fudgy beige head. Toffee, coffee and chocolate. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, quite a roasted bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (54) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Not my favorite porter, but still a very enjoyable beer. Good aroma. Tasty beer. Pleasing mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (3774) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2015
bottle. Deep brown with small head. Very solid porter. Huge roasted malt. Chocolate and mild hop bitterness. Textbook example of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arn8897 (123) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate with a little smokiness. Taste the same as aroma. Medium mouth feel. Very nice porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1384) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle from Bruisin? Ales. Rich roasty and chocolate aroma. Rich roasty taste, with medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (5024) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle at home split with Sarah. Dark mahogany brown coloured pour with reddy hues and a lasting light tan head. Aroma is sweet woody caramel, vanilla, with dark choc and woody roast with a hint of smoke. Flavour is composed of dark malts, robust roast and dark choc bitterness, little chalky mineral, charcoal. Palate is medium bodies, with spritzy carbonation, chalky water profile. Good beer but lacks a bit of depth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pistacho (37) - SPAIN - MAY 3, 2015
On tap at Irreale. Chocolate and coffee aroma. Dark chocolate flavor with peppery notes, nice tobacco background. When warmed, it has some new aroma notes, nutty hints and tobacco. Perhaps a little bit high acidity from the roasted malts. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1175) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle at home, bought in Berlin, 2nd May 15. Loads of smokey chocolate, coffee, strong backbone. Really nice porter

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