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RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Summit Porter is very dark, but lighter-bodied than you’d expect, with a robust, malty character and a delightfully sweet finish.


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2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tfratzke (56) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2014
I keep trying this porter and it keeps staying at one of my least liked. Aroma of slight chocolate, smoke, and coffee. Appearance is a perfect dark reddish brown with tan head. Taste is smokey with some bitterness. The chocolate aroma is missing in the taste making it one dimensional for me. Not a go to porter for me.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AbbeyRoade (401) - Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2014
The description is perfect for this one- sweet, malty finish with deep malty roasty flavor throughout. Nice flavor and light, carbonated body to keep things sessionable. Good brew.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Williston. Appearance: finger brown head, dark brown color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: chocolate, roast grain, light molasses, light grassy hops. Palate: full body, average carbonation, bitter finish, oily and sticky texture. Taste: sweet roasted malt, light chocolate, into moderate grassy bitterness (in contrast to sweet malt front at least). Overall, aroma is good, but bitterness is out of hand for the style, not a good balance in my opinion. Not too pleasant.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MNAle (38) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a pilsener glass. Pours a very dark color, almost black. Creamy tan head with moderate lacing. Sweet, malty odor. Initial taste is nicely balanced hop bitterness with malts, then the smoky, roasted flavor comes to the fore. This smoky taste remains the dominate character of this beer. Nice body, but not really thick. Smooth and creamy. The aftertaste is bitter, but not overbearing. I like this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3934) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
12 oz bottle. Black in color with an average beige head. Aroma is of prune, roasted malts, and chocolate. Taste is of chocolate, roasted malts, some coffee,toast, and prune.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (4167) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, beige head, reddish brown. The smell is malt, cocoa, dusty, cocoa, and ok. The taste is malts, dusty, burnt, cocoa, and licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
egg (100) - USA - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle on 9/18/14. Pours pitch black with a tight, silky tan head. Strong aromas of dark coffee and chocolate. Taste is surprisingly light, burnt coffee, cocoa, some sweetness. Creamy mouthfeel. Pretty solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HughConway (805) - Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours black, tan-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, taste is roasted coffee. Nice porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
abcfan (747) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Good brew. Pours black with a tan head. Lightly smoked, notes of tobacco. Smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (628) - Garland, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Poured a dark deep brown color with a khaki head that dissipated faster than I would have hoped. Taste of sweet malts, cocoa and roasted malts with a bitter finish. Medium carbonation, medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UkrainPubCrawler (105) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 18, 2014
This is a tasty porter with great malt flavor. Not as strong with only 4.8% but still flavorful.


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