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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
American hops provide a smooth distraction for Payback Porter’s robust strength, which is concealed within the shadows of dark imported malts.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
thefle (168) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Nice roast flavor to this porter. Great value as well, copped a 22 for 4 dollars at the local store. Overall it’s a pretty good porter, and not that this matters at all but I love the artwork on the bottle as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1507) - GREECE - OCT 12, 2015
650ml bottle at The Local Pub, Athens. Dark brown almost black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, coffee, mocha, chocolate, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma, milk chocolate and coffee. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (2269) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of roasted malt, milk chocolate, coffee. Flavour is moderate sweet with a nice moderate hoppy bitter finish. Body is medium. Smooth and a bit creamy. Body is medium, appears thinnish at first but gains some pleasant creamy weight in the finish. High drinkability considering the ABV. Good Porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10930) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours opaque black with a large, frothy tan head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy roast and chocolate malt, earthy notes, leaves and light coffee notes. Flavor is heavy roast and chocolate malt, light coffee and licorice with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2427) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2015
smooth and velvety with caramel and milk chocolate. beery with hop tingle yet not very beery. delicious, marvelous and satisfying. great chocolate flavor. good kick.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fordest (2133) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Bottle at our monthly bottle share. my personal favorite of the night. Lots of chocolate and coffee on both the nose and the tongue. full bodied in the mouth and a nice smooth finish. This one made lots of friends that night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1361) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 8, 2015
From bomber to tulip. Aromas of coffee, slight lavender and roast. Pours very deep brown with minimal chestnut highlighting. Taste is roasty and floral, a little disjointed. Finishes harshly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jimthechap (2064) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 5, 2015
You can blither on about robust strength and dark imported malts until your arse catches fire, this beer suits only one adequate deScription: a silky chocolate mousse in a beer. Yep. I like it a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (9836) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
Very good porter, from a recent USA trip. Robust yes, hops not overwhelming and adding flavour. Not too roasty. Very drinkable, and still strong carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5113) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bomber on my daughters patio (Laguna Niguel) on 24th May 2015. Decent Porter, black body, tanned topping, looked the part. Malts all the way here, dark chocolate, ground coffee and some root liquorice notes. Body depth good, smooth and tasty. Light smoky/over roasted feel to the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8897) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Draught at the Speakeasy, San Francisco, CA.
Dark reddish brown colour with a small tan head. Roasted malt, mild coffee and dryness in the aroma. Roasted malt, strong coffee, roast, dryness and ash in the flavour.

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