kramer (5005) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap, at brewery. Pours a clear brown body with minimal to no head. The nose is chocolaty and roasty with some light ale yeast fruitiness. The flavor has lots of coffee with some roast and some light fruitiness. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty nice, long lingering coffee finish.
SHIG (3590) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap: Poured black with a tan colored head. Aroma is licorice, vanilla, and chocolate malt. Taste is a nice chocolate malt.
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - APR 23, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark pour, aroma is balanced, some roasted malts, coffee, bittersweet cocoa and a touch of sweetness. Nice and drinkable. Good body and flavor is even. Not too bitter and the roast level is nice.
PorterPounder (5572) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewpub in Ybor City. Dark brown fading to black pour with a thick khaki colored head that leave nice, thick lacing. Somewhat neutral aroma with some fresh lake water. Flavor has some nice black earth notes, and a good dose of chocolate. Mouthfeel is nice and chalky. Solid brewpub porter.
Travlr (11977) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Courtesy of sebletitje, thank you sir! Maroon, tan head, good lacing. Aroma and taste of chocolate with a smoky edge. Bitter finish. Tasty.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Date: March 12, 2010
Appearance: clear dark brown, wispy beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma
Flavor: rich chocolate and roasted flavor, dry and roasty, earthyness adds to the dryness, just a hint of caramel sweetness, long bitter roast finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Score: ** /4
bu11zeye (11955) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) Pours a dark brown, near black, body with a moderate beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, earth, chocolate, and fennel. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, and coffee with a dry, bitter finish.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours a dark brune body with a white head. Malty chocoalte malts, light licorice accents, mild sweet fruit tones, hint of vanilla, minerals, lightly roast y with a mild drying finish. Great session porter.
smith4498 (3025) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft @ the brewpub during RBWG weekend. Pours dark brown/black color with brown head. Roasted malt aroma. Flavors of roasted malts with hints of coffee and chocolate. Medium to full body with soft carbonation.
drseusszb200 (688) - Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
poured black with a decent head smelled of liccorice and dark chocolate tasted alright but the taste was too light for me but decent.