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RATINGS: 618   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Very dark in color. This robust porter features a pronounced flavor of roasted grains reminiscent of dark chocolate. Also, Paul and Brandon add oats to the grist to give a subtle round silkiness to the mouthfeel.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8021) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2009
12 oz bottle thanks to Ethan. Pours a mostly black hue with a large foamy and sticky light brown head. The aroma is very nice; rich roasted malts, chocolates, light fruit. The flavor is similar; a rich and mellow roasted malt, light metallic notes, dark chocolates and milky flavors. Very mellow and very flavorful. An excellent brew. I love the DR!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (386) - Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with chocolate notes. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee notes. Has some nuttiness. Creamy texture. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darbeer75 (322) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2016
Aroma: chocolate and coffee with some booze; Appearance: pitch black with billowy tan head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: malty with lots of chocolate and coffee; some booze; Palate: heavy bodied with medium finish; Overall: Very nice porter; would buy again if in the mood for a porter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
airrick2003 (849) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Appearance: this beer pours with a tiny tan head, the beer is a deep black opaque color with the tiniest bit of deep maroon hues on the colors Aroma: chocolate, kind of faint, smoke Taste: chocolate, moderate sweetness, some coffee bitterness, Palate: medium mouthfeel, coffee aftertaste, average carbonation Overall: a bit chocolate heavy for my taste, but still not bad, a decent porter that's not very sweet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobosaintori (89) - - OCT 10, 2015
dark roasted brown color with aroma of freshly roasted coffee thick brown head not too carbonated. taste is of dark chocolate and coffee. full flavour with strong bitter end.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (1435) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
This porter has roughly foaming and partially renewable foam. It emits a powerful and delicious aroma of roasted malt with distinct coffee notes. The taste is initially a little water, but quickly reveals the coffee and English licorice on a malty background of roasted character. Not so many special qualities of this porter, only one type of right and good porter who has just what such a one must have

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2038) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Solid porter. Dark brown. Oats, char, milk choc, mild bitterness. Creamy body, good stuff

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enwiebe (275) - - MAY 16, 2015
5/16/15. Draft at Two Bells in Southern Pines. Roasty nose and mouth. Nice chocolate and coffee note. Wonderfully smooth and round with no thin astringency.My kind of porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pinkzambia (1802) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle: Dark dark color with a tan head. Sweet malty aroma with sweet malty roasted tastes. Full bodied with a smooth aftertaste. It’s nice to have a porter that isn’t overly charcoal bitter aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (3485) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle shared by PinkZambia rich very dark brown and a smooth silky tan head. Full soft pallate and plenty of body. Lots of roasty flavors but not biter or charcoal. Very nice porter

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (772) - - APR 22, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2015 Appearance is dark black with small tannish head.Aroma is all toasted malt.Taste is malt, with little hints of coffee and chocolate.Smooth feel. A very solid porter.


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