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This is a classic American Porter, poured on tap it has a good head that stays and leaves a nice lace. It is defined by its chocolate malt, medium body, and smooth mouthfeel. Balanced by the Golding and Columbus hops on the finish is a hint of bitterness. Donít be afraid of the dark.

Medals: 2003 Silver Medal Ė Great American Beer Festival; 2002 Gold Medal - World Beer Cup; 2002 Gold Medal - Great American Beer Festival; 2000 Silver Medal Ė Great American Beer Festival; Originally crafted as the symposium beer for the 1998 National Craft-Brewers Conference

Malt: 2 Row, Munich, 13-17 Crystal, 70-80 Crystal, Chocolate

Hops: Centenial, Golding


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2013
Fresh aroma of chocolate yummy. Dark brownnmedium sweetness, full body, creamy, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (2686) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 1, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a dark cola brown with a tan head. Mild toasted malt aroma. Flavors of chocolate and roasted nuts. Medium mouthfeel with ample carbonation. Slight hop finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours nearly black with a short, light brown head. Aroma is soft chocolate, malt. Taste is chocolate malt with a slight nut/coffee bitter. A hint of hops. Creamy, tingly. A nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (804) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Mmmm. This beer is a chocolate malty goodness! It pours black and has a robust chocolate/roasty aroma. The label is dead on as it has a medium body with a very light and creamy mouthfeel. There is a nice hop bitterness in the finish which really makes this beer! A flavor explosion that goes down quite easily! Very well done!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (811) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Dark dark brown with tan head. Aroma is sweet roast coffee. Taste is malty, roast coffee and dark chocolate. Very good

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2612) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Bottle. Roasty vegetal malt aroma, maybe a little nutty. Chestnut with a moderate tan head. Sweet roasty malt - not really chocolate, coffee or caramel - itís malty, but nondescript. Light roasty bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiveacestx (468) - Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle - pours black with a medium cola head (and I was really pouring it recklessly to invoke it a little). Nice black coffee aroma and taste (this was a huge plus considering that I donít like coffee in general). Medium body and a smooth mouthfeel. Iím looking forward to a few more of these.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle. Chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown with small head. Mildly sweet chocolate and barley malt flavor with mildly bitter herbal hops finish. Very nice porter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
uhljoseph (64) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2013
laces very nice. a chocolate malt, medium body, and smooth mouthfeel. Unbelievable !!!!!! -- via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6523) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2013
On tap at the Terminal A Sweetwater pub where the tap poured out (ice firkin cold in a frozen tumbler) with a deep dark body that has ruby red hues and supports a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up dark roasted malts, a bit of burnt malts and a touch of sugary maltiness. The taste is similar with sweet malts, black licorice, dark roasted malts and a bit of burnt malts. I think Iím getting some Mt Hood sort of black spicy licorice going on in there too. Decent robust like porter.


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