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A robust porter, dark brown in color and full-bodied with a malty sweet taste. Deep roasted, yet silky-smooth! Two types of roasted malts, including deep-roasted chocolate malt are used to give this porter a rich, chocolately taste.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1853) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass a: dark brown with some ruby edges. 1" off white head with nice retention s: chocolate, coffee, caramel t: roasted and toasted malty goodness. Complex and smokey. Very nice porter m&d: smooth mouthfeel. light to medium bodied. Very nice beer to enjoy as the weather turns a bit colder.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angelmonster (125) - Colorado, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Pours a black body with a thin milk chocolate head. Lacing is pretty good and head retention is above average. Smells of roasted chocolate malts and slight metal. Also getting some smoked malt with bakers chocolate. Not much hops or alcohol is detected. Taste is of a classic rich porter. Lots of sweet malt paired with burnt malts also. Bits of chocolate and coffee are in the mix. Very slight alcohol detected, not much hops. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated. Head added slightly is consistency. Overall this was a solid beer. No flaws to it but also nothing outstanding about it. This beer was on my want list for years, glad I got to try it, another tasty beer from Thirsty Dog.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (563) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2014 On tap, poured into a snifter. The aroma is initially a strong raisin and milk chocolate blend with a light, smokey touch. Later on there’s some apple and plum with a nutty coffee aroma. It pours a deep, dark, and clear mahogany color with a medium, soapy brown ring and a light lace. There’s lots of fuzzy carbonation to the slick and smooth beer. The medium-full body contains notes of chocolate, raisin, and plum with a smoke and ash finish. The smokiness lingers lightly with an astringent touch.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1445) - Oregon, USA - NOV 18, 2014
From bottle. Deep dark brown with a little bit of dark tan head. Aroma is chocolate, rum, and coffee. Taste is cocoa nibs, light smoke, coffee, and some hints of bourbon. Creamy, smooth mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (529) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Dark malt and some bitter dark chocolate in the taste and aroma. Decent porter and winner of best name and slogan. "So many legs, so little time".

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (686) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Very enjoyable porter. Looks great in a shaker mug with a dark pour and nice light forming head. Great aroma of malt and good tasting with a finish of chocolate. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boomersmancave1 (62) - Indiana, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Pours dark brown in color with a light tan head. Decent lacing. Aroma is cocoa and malt. Taste is of toasted chocolate malts and a hint of toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (1003) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a farm brown with a latte colored lacing. Notes of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Somewhat acidic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1001) - Vermont, USA - AUG 6, 2014
$9.99 for the 6pack purchased at Kroger, the High St. location (Columbus). Consumed with good friends around a campfire, our reserved site on Hocking Hills State Park land. To pint (or large Styrofoam cup - whichever), it pours a syrupy mauve-tinted dark brown, with which a bubbly beige head 1½ fingers in length stood. Aromas of cigar ash, pine cones,autumnal leaves, sawdust, charcoal, sweat, unripe blueberries, and leather. Tastes the same with the addition of stale coffee, cashew butter, and dried sage. Chocolate malt experienced by swallow, alongside minerals, black licorice, and London yeast. Decent mouthfeel - one sip, and it was gone - or at least that’s how it felt. Slightly watery, though that didn’t get in the way of me enjoying it. Not fantastic, but would have again. Surprised I haven’t had this before.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Pours black with a foamy, beige head. Nose is roasted grains with a hint of coffee. Taste is well-balanced, slightly to the sweet side. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Good solid brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shot (178) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2014
From a bottle. Pours almost black with a thick beige head. Really nice lacing. Aromas of chocolate malt, gypsum, butterscotch, vanilla and stone fruits. Flavors of plum, chocolate, vanilla, and bready notes. Creamy mouthfeel. Very little hop character, but this beer is well balanced and delicious.


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