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RATINGS: 210   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.


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3.8
   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thb (740) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
Another black thing with thin light brown head. Gives off chocolate, burnt toast aromas. Taste starts very roasty - let it warm up a bit and the alcohol comes into the picture with a bit of heat. Finish is dry, bitter, and a little floral? Hop character in the end is unusual for the style - I like my porters a little richer than this one. The dryness of this is even approaching CDA territory.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ikigai (61) - California, USA - FEB 26, 2015
2/25/15 from bomber. Slight chocolately aroma. Nice light coffee dark malt flavor. A little thin mouthfeel. Deceptively little alcohol taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (831) - Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Pours a dark black with minimal highlights, a thick khaki head and decent lacing. Aroma of dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, cocoa, mocha and a hint of Worcestershire. Taste is also heavy on the dark roasted malts with a bit of sweetness. Flavors of day old dark roast coffee, cocoa, mocha, molasses, oats, some ash and a smooth roasty bitterness. Finishes semi dry and roasty. Mouthfeel is semi creamy with a medium/full body and moderate/high carbonation. Nice flavorful Porter that shows off the dark specialty malts but has just enough sweetness to keep it from getting too dry and roasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (730) - Burlingame, California, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours a solid black with a foamy brown head bad lacing. It has a great aroma of toast, coffee, and dark malt, with a flavor of toasty malt up front and a semisweet finish over a smooth body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gueuze (466) - - JAN 11, 2015
Geruch nach Johannisbeere und Himbeere. Wenig röstig. Geschmackk dann restsüß.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (709) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 9, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2015 Restrained aroma and jet black colour. Huge body to start gives way to a light, almost delicate, finish. Definitely a US take on the style (but no foul in this case).

3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (178) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2014
22 FL OZ ($3.99) pretty cool beer, taste is like smokey chocolate. Has a good head to it. pretty good beer, I enjoyed this one. Its sorta tuff so don’t start with this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bahumat (131) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Aroma: 7/10. Ashy, hoppy, with a nice roast-burnt aroma to it. Appearance: 4/5, pours black with a medium tan head that lingers a while. Taste: 7/10. Sweet and ashy burnt roast malts, a gentle sourness to it that fades into a light tartness that balances out the ash. Palate: 5/5. Smooth, silky, pleasantly astringent, with a light bitter finish that lasts. Leaves the tongue tingling and prickling long after. Overall: 15/20. While nothing here particularly stands out, this is a porter with fantastic balance and harmony to it’s elements. Despite the relative low scoring to others in it’s family, I’d definitely buy this again. It’s not great, but it’s easy to enjoy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
toxichop (419) - South Gate, California, USA - AUG 25, 2014
P: black with a one finger tan head that is very thick. S: Roasted malts, caramel, walnuts, cream and light coffee. T: Mainly the roasted malts, nuts light cream and coffee. With a bit of pine in the finish. M: Light with medium carbonation. I really would of enjoyed this more if it was thicker or creamy. O: An enjoyable porter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anthony850 (328) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Heavy malts the taste improved the more I drank it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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