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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A fine Old World porter combining British pale two-row malt with Crystal, cara-pils and chocolate malts; plus a small portion of black patent. The porter is flavored with Northern Brewer & Cascade hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12446) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2009
Dark brown. The aroma is light coffee, accented by chocolate malt. Coffeeish, chocolatey palate with an interesting orangey note towards the dry, breadcrusty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2010
(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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 7, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2004 (11/26/04) Aroma is moderately sweet, roasty, chocolate, coffee. Taste is medium sweet, roasty, coffee, some chocolate, light grapefruit. Watery light-medium body. (6/3/6/3/12) (7/7/03) Black with small creamy tan head. Aroma is medium sweet roasty coffee. Taste is too sweet, roasty, coffee, finishing coffee bitter. Medium body -- lighter than other "London Porters" I’ve tried. (6/4/4/2/9)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11327) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Courtesy of sebletitje, thank you sir! Maroon, tan head, good lacing. Aroma and taste of chocolate with a smoky edge. Bitter finish. Tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2006
on tap-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-licorice. Taste is dark malt-coffee/chocolate, secondary hops bite. OK carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010

Date: March 12, 2010
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
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
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10590) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2005
Draft at brewpub. Pours a brown color with a moderate off-white head that was lasting and produced great lacing. Good roasted malt and caramel aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Good sweet roasted malt flavor with solid finish. Good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9939) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 23, 2010
A dark clear brown porter with a thin brown head. A nice pleasant chocolate malt aroma, light moka coffee notes. In mouth, an intense caramel and chocolate malt with some smooth British hops, nutty and oily, quite nice and surprising. On tap at brewpub, May 24 2010.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9120) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2005
Draft... Sparkling clear, very dark, crimson brew with a large khaki head. Cirrus lacing. The aroma is of cocoa, vanilla, caramel and coffee. A little thin, but well-bittered. Medium-bodied and fizzy. Short, crisp, clean finish. Grassy at the wee end.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2005
On tap at the brew pub. Poured a very dark brown with reddish tints at the edges and an off white head. Aromas and tastes of roasted malts, chocolate, and a little nutty.


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