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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Bottle from Capones. Brown pour with off white head. Typical roast aroma with roast and coffee flavor but it felt thin in the mouth and just came up a little short for me. It’s ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 22, 2007
A thin, primitive porter that rounds the expected bases. A bit more red and watery than I prefer, but it’s fun to take a look at the early days of Troegs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2007
12 oz. bottle via trade with jasonmech77 - Pours a brown color with a one and a half finger thick light tan head. Light spotty lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, herbal hops, peat, and dried fruit. Flavor is roasted malt, peat, and light esters with a hop bite. Palate is a little thin and quite dry. A nice beer. Thanks Jason.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DoubleBubble (107) - Mescal Lakes (wherever that is), Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2007
Pours a clear brown, with a decent two finger head that disappears rather quickly. Spotty lacing. Roasted malt, with a hint of citrus. Very dry, with a little bitter after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 20, 2007
poured into tulip. pours a clear brown with mild head. hoppy citrus aroma, fresh hoppy good body, and good finish. mild finish, but an extremely hoppy porter, ads a rare element and fell to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnabrix (137) - Newberrytown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2007
This hit the typical porter notes - plenty malty. A bit watery, but not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zathrus13 (1764) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2007
Dark brown, with a tan head. Aroma is hops, nuts, and roasted malt. Flavor is hops, roasted malt, and caramel. Its a little on the thin side. Not at all bad, though. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 4, 2007
Pours a brown with lots of ruby amber highlights and a medium bubbly/creamy off white lacing head. Aroma of toast, chocolate, nuts, hints of caramel, Flavors of lightly toasted malts, some chocolate, hints of caramel, low hop flavor with hints of bitterness. A tad bit thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 08/19/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Ticker Tasting

clear dark red, fine beige head, sweet citrus hop aroma with light chocolate, light chocolate flavor with a hint of nuttyness, touch of roasted bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2007
Bottle... Clear, deep orange ale with a small, fizzy, off-white head. Earthy, herbal aroma of chocolate, almonds and raw-hide with a whiff of smoke. The flavor is balanced nicely; caramel, toffee and citric hops. Crisp and refreshing for a porter. Medium-bodied with medium carbonation. Short, crisp, mostly clean finish. I’m not quite sure where the brewers were going with this one, but their efforts resulted in a mellow, very drinkable porter. Thanks go out to mgumby10 for breaking out the bottle at boboski’s!

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