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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Smooth creamy tan head tops a beautiful dark ruby/brown beer. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, and plums, with toasted grains. Balanced with bitterness from noble hops and roasted grains. *** 2012 World Beer Cup Silver Medal Winner. *** 2011 NABA Bronze Medal Winner. Availability: Bottles and Draft

Hanuta06's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hanuta06 (401) - Washington, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Serving: from tap at Sound Brewery Tasting Room. Aroma: light, coffee aroma. Appearance: small, light brown, initial head that quickly disappeared. No lacing. Clear, flat, reddish brown body. Taste: lightly acidic initial flavor and finish. Long duration. Palate: medium body, dry texture, lively carbonation. Overall: seemed too acidic and fizzy for a porter, but Id try it again since the other beers were so good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (195) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a black colour with a small light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is roasty and bitter chocolate. Nice porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (10077) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
On tap at Sound, pours a deep dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out toasted malts that dominate. Flavour is bland, with toasted malt and bready notes. Pretty bland and weak, but no off-notes. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (1446) - - JUN 30, 2015
Draught at Nakanoshima. A solid porter, quite rich and chocolatey with smokey and herbal notes, hints of raisin, nutty dry finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8198) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle. shared with Parksy and others at the lake, May long weekend. Dark brown, copper highlights, lasting tan head. Bitter chocolate, roast, light fruit acids in the finish. We had a few porters this weekend, not all good, but this one was pretty solid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CapFlu (4860) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
Large frothy beige head atop a deep brown body. Somewhat muted nose, minor Ash. Brown ale with very dry palate. Interesting but not terribly Stroh to style. Purchased at Metro Liquors for ~$8.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gerbeer (2457) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with moderate tan head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of nuts, dark sugar, and toasted malts. Flavors of bitter acidic nuts, grass, and flat cola. May be an old bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagerboy (1607) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Bomber. Amber hued clear dark brown, mostly fading tan foam. Darker roast aroma, some chocolate. Roasty malty taste, bittersweet chocolate, some coffee bean, mild Noble influence. Average carbonation, medium bodied, moderately hopped. Very well put together, tasty and easy to pound. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aubrey (3501) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Draft: Incredibly delicious porter. Very balanced, too. Nice and velvety texture. Lots of chocolate throughout, along with a bit of char and some light roast. Perfect amount of milk-like sweetness -- just a touch to soften the hop bitterness. Fantastic background hints of tobacco, toast and vanilla. One of the best porters Ive had in a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 6, 2015
Nice head on dark beer. Good aroma; chocolate, roast malt and a bit of plum. Nice body. Some fruit notes, chocolate, dusty malt. Pretty nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (472) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours black as night with a micro head that stayed cloudy to the bottom, great lacing. The taste is roasted coffee, sweet chocolate and some citrus bitterness. A little thin and not as smooth and creamy as Id like. I think this is a bit Baltic.

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