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RATINGS: 1346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
A hearty ebony colored ale that starts with a rich malty palate finished with clean hops and notes of coffee and chocolate.

Miked1687's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Too dark in the pink to really tell what it looks or smells like. Malty, coffee, dark chocolate. Nice body and finishes with some bitter hops. Not big into smutty nose, but this is good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1564) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Single bottle from Julio’s. Pours out jet black with a frothy dark tan head. Very roasty aroma and flavors with decent hop balance. Dry bittersweet finish. Excellent porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Inbreak (3352) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2015
26.11.2015, 0,35l bottle (bbd. 01.01.2016) shared with friends: Small light brown bubbly shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel, dark malts, dark sugar, nuts, minerals, butterscotch. Taste is slightly harsh watery, weeds, paper, sour caramel, grass, caramel malts, dark sugar, butterscotch. Medium bitterness, sour-ish harsh mouthfeel. Meh!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorm (1900) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2015
Mřrk brun/svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av rřstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade og krydder. Smak av rřstet malt, kaffe, sjokolade og krydder. Lett bitter. Vinmonopolet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chris0r (9) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 19, 2015 does not count
Black colored porter with small but creamy head. Nice body with malty chocolate taste and some smoke aroma. Finish a bit thin for my taste. Decent porter but not astonishing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1512) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Tasted this in Alfie’s Bar on 800 9th Avenue, New York on the 23rd September 2015. Keg dispense in a half pint glass. Black in colour with ruby highlights and a thin, creamy pale buff head. Strong sweetness of drinking chocolate powder coming through in the intense malty aroma. Thin oily mouthfeel and good lacing. Dark complex malts give a smooth delivery of liquorice, black coffee and roast grain flavours full in the mouth. Short dusty hop prickle adds a quick bitter aftertaste. Finish is smooth and malty with roast malt, liquorice, coffee beans and dark chocolate notes once again linger in the palate. This is a decent tasting Porter that belies the high gravity - beware!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2015
355 ml. bottle sampled. Bottled on date is hard to read but looks like this one was bottled in 2013. Pours a very dark furniture brown, little to almost no mocha head. Nose is big on soy sauce, varnish, thinned out, ashes, herbal & more umami + soy sauce notes that I am not too crazy about. Taste is thin herbal, soy sauce, umami, leaves, thin & powdery with old herbs, feels thinned out, touch oxidized, more ashes, some port wine, leaves & licorice. Body much like taste is thinned out, ashy, powdery, faintly vinous almost (body & taste). Not too crazy about this one, age might play a part here but I feel like it just isn’t really for me. Having this one in a better state would have been nicer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VGdogy (20) - Velika Gorica, CROATIA - NOV 10, 2015
Dark porter with nice baige head. Aroma of coffee, vanilla and some smoke I think. Taste of turkish coffee, out of ballance with bitterness which IMHO is too high. Good beer but thats all! Thank you Sandra & Tom H.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (1264) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 9, 2015
Výčap Beergeek Bar. Čierna farba, krémová pena. Vôňa pražených sladov, jemne karamelu a prezretých sliviek. Chuť v začiatkoch trošku vodovejšia. Neskôr suchosť kakao, čokoláda, pražené slady. Príjemná dlhá dochuť.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewtalita (87) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 9, 2015
Deep brown, lovely thick beige head. Aroma espresso, vanilla, molasses. Palate medium, higher carbonation. taste vanilla, coffee, sourish earthy spiciness which balances everything just right. Smoky and earthy finish. Complex yet not overwhelming porter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1769) - GREECE - NOV 8, 2015
From tap at the BeerGeek bar, Prague. Dark brown almost black color with brown head. Roasted malty aroma, chocolate, coffee, licorice, dark dried fruits, light spicy, light smoked notes. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

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