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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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St. George Porter weaves a complex tapestry of flavors in a black, ruby colored ale. A rich malt base, typical of St. George Ales, results in caramel and chocolate tones, classically balanced with English bittering and aromatic hops.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9217) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2003
This beer rocks! Pours a very dark, crystal clear ruby hue. Small, khaki-colored, creamy head. Mostly diminishing with no lacing. Milk chocolate and malt (Whoppers!) in the nose. Whispers of vanilla and light alcohol as well. The flavor is of dark chocolate and darkly roasted coffee beans up front. Perfectly balanced with a pleasantly bitter and lightly tart hop addition on the backside. Full-bodied with a silky mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Lengthy, tongue-numbingly tangy, bitter and dry finish. Complex, actually! World Class Porter! Very heavy for a low gravity brew! Underrated!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guzzler67 (1509) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 25, 2003
First impression was the great color. Follow that with interesting aromas and diverse flavors. It resulted in a really good, well made porter. I would certainly recommend it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2003
There is indeed nothing missing here..this is outstandingly well put-together. It is easy to overdo the chocolate notes in beers of this style, IMO. Here there’s harsher roast components balancing, and the hop bitterness arrives right on time. Toda raba, urbn.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2003
Roasted chocolate flavors with a good hop finish. I’ll have to re-rate this one sometime after i drink it when i am more sober.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 21, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2003 Some nice gentle hops in the nose and in flavor, where they combine rather well with chocolate and roasted notes. This is a much softer, more delicate porter than I'm used to, but this brewer pulls it off terribly well. No sense that he has left anything out. Less can be more.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rib Eye (147) - USA - NOV 13, 2002
More stout than porter, it’s fairly typical of the style, but heavier on the bitter flavors. Go for a Taddy Porter instead.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 16, 2002
A very dark porter. Full malty chocolate nose. This is a nice low gravity rendition of the style. The palate is light to medium in body. Super dry and flavorful. A malty, but not overly roasty Porter. Very complex for its weight. A Porter that can be consumed pint after pint. A fine ale.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 17, 2002
Pours more like a cola than a beer, right down to the quickly dissipating light brown head. Still, it ends up pitch black. Aroma of sweet chocolate and strong mocha. Flavor starts quite chocolaty, and sweet. Mid tongue it shifts to bitter coffee, and finishes coffee/hop bitter. Slightly syrupy. Not a bad beer, but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5284) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2002
Pitch black with coffee-ish or dark chocolate aroma. Tastes more bitter like coffee and has a bit too much hop bitterness to it. Went well with the seafood I was eating, however. Complimented it very well, indeed. Not a bad beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2002
Wow they got this one right. Very dark with a big foamy tan head. Aroma of dark roasted chocolate and burnt caramel, followed with just a hint of malt. The taste is wonderful starting fresh and clean with strong burnt chocolate flowing into a creamy malty tone and ending with a bittersweet snap that leaves you wanting to try it again. FFor a local brew that noone has heard of this one rocks.


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