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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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malty_MacHops (640) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Roast and coffee aromas predominate with subtle notes of dark fruit and chocolate. Black with a tan cap. Roast bitterness with just enough malty sweetness to balance. Medium full bodied with a bittersweet finish of roast malt.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2259) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Draft at Mudville 9 NYC . Black body with roasted chocolate malts. Sweet paired with burnt malts. Lighter the it looks

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharrowz (2) - Wooster, Ohio, USA - JAN 2, 2015 does not count
Pours an almost opaque black with brown-red highlights. Light brown head is fairly dense and persists well. Aroma is dominated by dark and roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, a tiny amount of charcoal, and a barely perceptible alcoholic note. Flavor is roasty in character with a moderate bitterness; the initial impression of espresso gives way nicely to a long chocolate-toffee finish. I’d be hard pressed to find much evidence of hops in either the aroma or the flavor. Overall, smooth and fairly rich, with low astringency.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (448) - Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste is chocolate, coffee, burnt malts, very drinkable!

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
hoppopotomous (25) - youngstown, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2014
I love this beer..one of my favorite local breweries flagship beers. Its a staple in my fridge

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angelmonster (130) - 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 (660) - 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 (1461) - 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 (561) - 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 (764) - 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 (77) - 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.


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