omhper (23313) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2004
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled, thanks SpringsLicker!
Very dark brown, airy head. Vinous coffee nose. Roasty and light bodied with sharp mouthfeel. Metallic, lightly bitter finish.
anders37 (22676) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown/black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty chocoalte flavor. Has a roasted malty chooclate and coffee finish.
Travlr (21166) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at ATL. Dark maroon color, thick beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of peppery burned toast. Taste is dark coffee, bitter cicoa, burnt edge medium bidy. Tasty.
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home in CT. Pours clear, red-brown with a fine, beige cream head. Lots of roasty earth in the aroma, some cocoa. Medium sweet flavor with rich, chocolatey roasted malts, some bitter cocoa, earthy bitterness, mellow ash. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, balanced and fairly rich roasted malts. Great porter. Quite robust with lots of flavor packed in.
Oakes (15438) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 2, 2002
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Muddy coloured; cappucino aroma - frothy milk, light roast, even vague chocolate. Palate fades quickly but shows a little bit of bitter chocolate.
Tmoney99 (13330) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate roasted caramel and chocolate aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable beer, but retired.
Ratman197 (13072) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle Courtesy of Doodler (thanks Scott) poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of dark chocolate, roasted maltr and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, dark chocolate and light earthiness with a smooth lingering roasty finish.
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2003
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(draft) Black body with medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, roasty chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, watery chocolate, light roasty. Light-medium body.
Lubiere (12765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2006
2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Dark black porter, with collapsing moka head. Light chocolate aroma with light coffee notes. In mouth, a sourish metallic bitter chocolate, a bit bilous and unpleasant. This beer did not wistand the test of time. From Goldtwins, May 2004.
bu11zeye (12679) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) Pours a dark brown with a small off-white head. Flavor of sweet raosted malt and a hint of chocolate. Similar aroma. Somewhat bitter finish.