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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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American hops provide a smooth distraction for Payback Porter’s robust strength, which is concealed within the shadows of dark imported malts.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6265) - Brier, Washington, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Draft at sb. Pours black with a dense and creamy tan head. Loose stringy lace. Mild roasty dark chocolate nose. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Roasty dark chocolate mid palate with a long dark chocolate finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 19, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 a very solid entry in the american porter catergory. coffee roasted malt and chocolate, with a hint of hops. smooth and tasty. well done. i’ll search out again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Black color/ brown head. Nutty, roasty, chocolate aromas. medium bodied. Chocolate milk, roasted nut, medium roasted malt flavors.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Bottle. Exceptional visuals, textbook porter ... deep, dark black, with a towering, cratered head of tan foam. The aroma is somewhat mute, but the beer delivers a full-on, robust kick of somewhat ashy, bitter chocolate chewiness. There’s a hint of prune, but in a pleasant way. This is a super easy to drink brew, classic porter with a kick. Well done. (#4601, 5/23/2012)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5669) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Draft sample and full bottle enjoyed on the lawn at NY Brew Fest with Andrew, Pat, PJ, and Feng Daddy. Pours a deep blackish -brown, with a frothy light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, malts, and oat while the finish showcases a slightly hoppy backbone. Body is on the full side for a porter. One of the best beers at the festival.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5626) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 26, 2009
Very hoppy for a porter nose. Roasty, earthy good floral bitterness in the aroma. Dark brown pour with a creamy tan head. The flavor is roasty and earthy with a good deal of hop bitterness in the finish. Long dryness lingers. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 1, 2008
On tap at Hamiltons. Black with a creamy tan head. Roasty aroma and taste with bitter chocolate and mild coffee notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Draft. Pours a black body with a tan head. Roast y with coffee esk spiciness, chocolate malt, smooth and roast y and a mild etoh warming. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5409) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2008
[Draft @ Freakin Frog] Poured an opaque black color with a medium sized tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa, nuts, and charred wood. Taste of chestnuts, roast, chocolate, and light smoke in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5342) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with a tall, frothy tan head. Nose is surprisingly more chocolate than roasted malt with soft coffee notes, vanilla and hints of dark fruit. Taste is also rather up front with the chocolate and vanilla. The roasted malt and coffee are present but relegated to a background flavor. Softer notes of dark fruit show up as well. Body is medium-full with a rich, creamy carbonation. Finishes with a touch more bitterness. Roasted malt, dark chocolate, light vanilla notes and coffee round it out. Nice porter!


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