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RATINGS: 415   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bagalagalaga (151) - Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Black as night without much head. Smells like cold coffee, tastes has coffee and slightly burnt toast - guess it would make a good breakfast beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3116) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2015
12 oz bottle in Columbus Ohio. Very dark brown; opaque in the glass. Slightly sweet up front but mildly bitter by the aftertaste. A bit more flavorful than average for style, with plenty of dark roasted malts but only very faint smoke. O: tastes like a big beer, including a hint of higher ABV than actually present.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beer_rookie (146) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Pours a dark brown. Not a lot of head. Nothing worth noting.

Aroma is chocolate syrup and coffee. I smell dark malts. Maybe some floral hops.

Taste is again much of the same. Aroma is more of chocolate, taste is more of coffee. Nice balance between bitter and sweet, but leaning bitter.

Mouthfeel is quite smooth. It’s quite heavy. It is bold. I don’t know how drinkable it is from only drinking this one.

Overall it is tasty. A good porter. I just wish it had a bit more in the ABV. Worth a try.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3815) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2015
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. The beer is a dark brown to black color and a light beige head of foam. Fairly malt forward with some milk chocolate character. The taste is moderately sweet and creamy, with a touch of roast sneaking in. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuchessOfIowa (68) - Iowa, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Deep walnut hue with tan head. Rich roasted aroma. Toffee and slight coffee notes with herbal hop finish. Enjoy the mouth feel as it has a velvet richness with medium carbonation. This is very well balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (3487) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2015
12oz bottle from Andersons on Bent Tree. Brown pour with amber tint. Aroma of chocolate, rotated malt, light smoke. Tastes are relatively sweet with cocoa, coffee, earthy. Palate is on the thin side. Bit of a metallic vibe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8334) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of roasted malts with some dry dark grains and bitter chocolate. Flavor has a combination of dark grains and chocolate with a bit of dryness from roast underlying.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (608) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2015
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Ok porter. Not amazing. LighTer flavor. Kinda wish I had only bought one or two and not a whole 6 pack. Bottle

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3122) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pours cola brown with creamy off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate with hint of hops. Creamy body with roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate flavor with hint of vanilla and hops. Decent porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
climberbob (290) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Dark w thin head. Roasted malt and coffee aroma. Bitter w notes of burnt coffee, vanilla. Lingering coffee notes. Not really sweet finish. Solid porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AbbeyRoade (455) - 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.


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