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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Deep Dark Robust Porter finished with Cascade hops for a west coast feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ELPADRINO (70) - The Woodlands, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2006
Pours opaque almost black with thin tan head. Aroma is full of brown sugar, coffee, and syrup. Taste is a mix of chocolate, coffee and hops, all roasted together. Aftertaste is a like bitter dark chocolate. A full and complex beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2006
12oz bottle via trade with porterhouse! - Thanks Kevin! Pours black with a fluffy offwhite head that stays well and laces some. Aromas of good roast, chocolate, a touch of vanilla, and a little coffee. Flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, a bit of vanilla, and some nuts. Medium bodied and well carbonated. Not too bad..

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Thanks to egajdzis for this... Appears a dark brown with a black body and red edges. A one finger, tan head slowly fades out into a cap that refuses to yield. The smell is of roasty malt, cream, chocolate, nuts, and vanilla. Taste is of the same aromas. Perhaps a hint of coffee as well. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with roasted malts, and bitter cocoa clinging to the palate. It’s slightly thin but hardly noticeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (6007) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Poured a dark brown, red color, with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, smoke, wood, and vanilla beans. Taste of more smoke, nuts, chocolate, and roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - SEP 3, 2006
Very good beer. Pours dark brown with no real head. Aroma is similar to maple bacon. Flavor is a bit salty and tart, but nice in a way. Balanced out with a sweet roasted malt, coffee and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3415) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 25, 2006
Pours clear dark brown with a large tan head. Chocolate milk /cocoa powder aroma. Slightly sweet, tamed by a bit of roast malt bitterness that lingers long into the finish. Creamy and well carbonated. Decent body. A bit different and worth trying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6010) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 20, 2006
Black with reddish tints, thick beige head. Some floating yeast, too. Aroma is vanilla and coffee, with a touch of milk chocolate. Smooth, milky palate. Nice notes of vanilla with a coffee ish finish, Nice slightly dry finish. Thanks to Springslicker for this one!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerguy101 (5355) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 17, 2006
This porter pours a deep black color from a 120z bottle. Small sized beige foamy head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee, but fairly mild. A medium bodied porter. Malts are chocolate and somewhat fruity. There is a bit of sour lactic flavor going on here so the beer may be going somewhere it shouldn’t. Fairly smooth tasting and an easy drinking porter, except for that lactic thing is really distracting. I will have to re-rate after sampling the other bottles in this month BOMC shipment. There are some nice chocolate flavors in there somewhere. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet and lactic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopheadHans (804) - Bay Area, California, USA - AUG 16, 2006
Bottle. Pours almost balck with a medium head. Aroma of coffee beans, roasted malts and cacao. The flavor is not too complex and a bit too bitter for my taste. Coffee is dominant, the body is not too thin but not thick. Perhaps a bit too one dimensional for a porter I was left wanting for something more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odeed (1799) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 12, 2006
(sampled with irishboy)black body with red highlights,light brown head.chocolate,coffee,and milk make up the aroma and flavor.

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