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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A full bodied and complex dark ale with flavor notes of coffee and chocolate complementing its big malty character.


3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Pours black, ruby backlights with a short tan head. Scent is minimal....faint coffee. Taste is a nice, bitter coffee....some chocolate, creamy malt. Nothing fancy, just a decent, solid, porter. Tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2012
bottle from dak 1/22/12. pale porter color. clean and thin looking. it smells like wet grain, chocolate and spicy hops. tastes the same...quite mediocre. thin quaffable mouth feel yet a bit oily. 5/2.5/5/2.5/13

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peacehammer (622) - California, USA - JUN 4, 2012
very dark brown, some fast dissipating off white head. Big dark malt aroma. Maybe a little smoke on the nose as well. Flavor is roasted coffee and chocolate. The roast quality is the predominant one. Quite an enjoyable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ICEatALAMO (981) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2012 Bottle. Pours rather dark with a lot of head. Aroma is heavy heavy malt flavor. Taste continues with heavy malt and very light coffee. Finishes mild. A very average porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1571) - Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Location/Date:Bottle on May 24th, 2012.

Appearance: Pours a dark black opaque.
Aroma: Aroma roasty..
Taste: Light bitterness, roasty/smokey, faint nuttiness.
Palate:Medium body.

Summary: Solid porter, another solid beer from TBK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Pretty solid porter. Pours translucent brown, moderate head. Moderate body that is very drinkable but heavy enough to hold the flavors. Roasty, nutty, some chocolate and a relatively light finish. Overall pretty good and a good example of the style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2012
12 oz. bottle via trade with bittermestupid - Pours a dark brown color with a 3/4 finger thick light tan tasting. Very light lacing. Aroma and flavor is toasted malt and light chocolate. Medium body. Nothing fancy, just a nice drinkable Porter. Thanks Greg.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 27, 2012
Served from a 12 oz bottle from Hyde Park Wine and Spirits. The appearance is a cola brown with a small tan head. The flavors and aromas are similar with a mild roast malt, and light doses of chocolate and floral coffee. Mild carbonation in the mouth, not too creamy. A run of the mill porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3416) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 22, 2012
Pours dark cola brown with a disappearing tan head. The aroma is nice with some roasted malt, cocoa powder, toast and a nice balancing lactic sweetness. The flavor is sweet and a bit thin up front with some cola and cocoa powder followed by a more robust roasted malt character. Pretty simple, but tasty. It comes alive more in the finish with some coffee and chocolate. I enjoyed this one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aracauna (3138) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2012
Lots of cocoa and toast in this. Very rich porter. There is a bit of bitterness in the finish, but it is definitely a malt driven beer.


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