SHIG (3453) - 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 (5202) - 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 (9999) - 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 (11760) - 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 (2910) - 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.
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Tampa Bay Brewing Co, Ybor City, FL: Pours red/brown, bubbly off-white head. Lots of black licorice and roast coffee in the aroma, both of which came firing through in the taste. Hints of chocolate balance a good and true-to-style light tasting porter. Nice work.