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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A classic porter with rich dark brown color, a slight roasty aroma, and a hint of hops. It is full bodiedwith a roasted malt character, a distinct hop bitter, and a chocolate malt finish. Previously at 5.6%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (8280) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 7, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with a decent tan head and a chocolate aroma. There is a rich chocolate malt flavor with some carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6389) - Utah, USA - JAN 31, 2010
On tap at the BN Brews Festival 1/30/10
Appearance: Black with a nice tan head
Aroma: Roasted malts, coffee
The taste was the same as the aroma. It was alittle thin, but very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5534) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Dark brown with almost no head. Roasty milk chocolate aroma and taste with a mild bitterness to the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown to black with a small, dense and tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, light chocolate/coffee accent. Bitter and roasted flavoured, mild acidity from the roasted flavours. Creamy mouthfeel. Bitter and roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 08, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: black, fine beige head
Aroma: lightly sweet dark chocolate aroma
Overall: rich chocolate malt, dark caramel sweetness, lots of earthy bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (4023) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Draft at RBSG. Clear dark brown with a small tan head. Nose is roasty coffee and a molasses note. Flavor is coffee, light chocolate, and a small bitter note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7777) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2009
On tap @ the brewpub. Pours dark amber with infra red edges and thin tan head. The moderate aroma emits roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and mild oxidation notes. The taste has a brief pulse of black strap molasses followed by earthiness, highly roasted to burnt malts and some coffee grounds. Before the coffee really picks up steam I get mild notes of chocolate malts and the faintest oxidation note. Very light astringency leaves this beer more neutral than dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 4, 2008
Dark brown, balanced, roasted malts, coffee, caramel, little chocolate, little hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nik925 (782) - USA - AUG 18, 2008
Great carbonation, sits pretty high on the bitter scale. Strikes an odd balance of dryness and bitterness, but still works. The aftertaste lingers and is a bit funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2298) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUN 24, 2008
On cask @ Pizza Port real ale festival: Was poured in a tiny sample since it was a dwindling supply left but still maintained a nice and pleasant serving of head on top of a dark brown porter. The nose was mild and hard for me to detect under my circumstances but I would give it the benefit of the doubt and say it was good enough to pass the test. However, the flavor was average with a dark malt taste and nothing extra than that. Must be more readily available for me to retry and change my mind about.

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