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RATINGS: 1308   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.


Capa's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2316) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Dark with a tan head. Aroma is sweet malty, coffee-ish, chocolate. Full, slick mouth. Flavor is roasted, semi-sweet chocolate, light molasses. FInish was mildly dry. Very nice porter.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinfull (1114) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Black in color with thin , beige head . Coffee , chocolate and nuts in aroma. Light sweetness in taste is mixed with roasted bitterness. Almost my ideal porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cousin_Larry (639) - - AUG 23, 2015
I might have drank too many porters lately - this one kinda misses the mark. Decent coffee flavor, but has a nasty sour aftertaste. I will have to try this again sometime.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1704) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 23, 2015
From the very old notes, hence this is not a real rating, but more just a mark to myself that I have tried this at one point. Nice hoppy porter with chocolate and coffee notes.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2364) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle bier huis ossett. Black tan head. Aroma is roast malts coffee taste same strong coffee some choc sweetness smokey bacon nice dark roasty ash bitter finish. Ok body. Very tasty good stuff

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (205) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Chocolate and roasted coffee nose. Cola colored pour with tan head. Medium body, slippery mouthfeel, soft carbonation, long finish. Chocolate, coffee, subtle earthy nuttiness and sweet red fruits. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weitz15 (406) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Copper pour with an off white head. On tap at Broadway Brewhouse in Nashville. Medium hops, heavy malts, toffee finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1467) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
A very dark reddish brown coloured beer with a thick latte coloured head. A light roasted malt aroma, coffee, chocolate and nutty, plus a hint of ripe red fruits. Medium dry and fizzy mouthfeel. A bitter sweet roasted malt taste, burnt sugar, strong espresso coffee, dark chocolate, and nutty, then the sweeter ripened red fruit flavour comes through towards the end. The finish is bitter sweet and lengthy. Bottle from Beers of Europe.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bennetporter (387) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Pours a deep dark brown from a bottle with a khaki head. Aroma of coffee, a little chocolate, flavor similar with some burnt notes. Good beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tfontana (180) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle from Signal Variety, Plaistow NH. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate nibs and hint of coffee. Appearance is opaque black with minimal light brown head, with fair foamy lacing. Taste is balanced moderately sweet chocolatey flavor with moderately bitter coffee flavor. Palate is medium bodied with medium, slightly slick texture, soft carbonation and nice, long finish like chocolate covered espresso beans. Overall, really nice all around. Nitpicking, head could be larger, texture a little thicker, but those things only separate it from where it is--very, very, good, with the only place left to go--world class.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5638) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle from Rudat, Dortmund. The beer starts malty intense. Dark red fruit, plums, malt with a nice subtle but intense sweetness. Viscous, bitter-sweet, a bit too burned in the end, still easy to drink, roasted burned malt with plums and quite much hop bitterness in the end. Very interesting but nice!


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