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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Chief BlackHawk Porter is a robust black and sharply bittersweet ale. This style was traditionally the session beer consumed by the porters in London.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rb (15) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2008
Strong flavour, chocolatish, I got the licorice, darke w/ bite! I would take another but not Tyranena’s best!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (514) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is predominantly a smokey, roasted and burnt grain quality with a light chocolate and light coffee just beneath it. It pours a dark, oily mahogany color with a smooth, clear and clean, reflective surface. There’s a light patch of wispy head at the start, but it disappears quickly and it leaves very little to no lacing. The taste is a medium bitter with a medium light sweetness. The oily, medium-light bodied beer has a zippy carbonation. It’s quite easy drinking. The flavors are mostly roasted malts and nuts, finishing with coffee grounds and a clean, fresh, herb-like crescendo. The aftertaste is light notes of coffee and bread.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EyeAmBaldman (293) - Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Pours dark mahogany from the bottle with a foamy tan head. Aroma is smoke, coffee, and roasted malt. Tastes nice and thick on the tongue. Taste is VERY similar to the Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown by 4 Hands Brewery. It’s uncanny how alike these are. Taste is smooth with coffee and roasted malt, all in a smoky finish. This is a fantastic beer!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (1322) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Starts with a strong coffee and light smoke flavor. Finished bitter with a black coffee flavor. Really smooth and easy to drink. Smells like coffee. Had out of a bottle at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stoutgap (30) - Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle to shaker, small light brown head that rapidly diminshed. Burnt, bready nose. Med-full body with average carbonation.long lasting flavor with a bitter finish. Over all a very good porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wilnatp (614) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Tap at the taproom July 30th. Notes are lacking in text. Bittersweet. Sessionable.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Itzjerm (1360) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - SEP 10, 2014
A very incredible dark beer. Sweet with a light grain aroma and a perfect mouthfeel For the ABV this is what you want out of a beer such as this. Thick creamy sweet dark grain. Wow Home run session ALE!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2270) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 9, 2014
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and toffee. Taste is malts, coffee and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2521) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2014
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, producing an overly active, billowy, brownish tan head that turned a mousse-like and stubbornly persistent layer covering the dark brown, amber & ruby highlighted liquid. The lacing showed thick, frothy, and spiraling qualities. The nose was roasted & very malty, with chocolate, caramel, a touch of treacle, and light woodiness. After waiting patiently to taste, the flavor added moderate, roasted & earthy bitterness, a touch of smoky astringency, cocoa, and subtle coffee. A little less than medium bodied, the texture thinned a bit, and the carbonation softened after a good deal of the initial effervescence was wasted on the display. Still pretty rich & tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2032) - Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt, cocoa, & chocolate; Flavor light roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, and coffee; Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2635) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from Discount Liquors in Milwaukee, WI. What a great store. The beer is dark brown, approaching black, nearly opaque with a small beige cap. Aromas include the expected roasted malt, chocolate. Light char and coffee notes in the flavor. The body is perhaps a tad thin. Overall, pretty good, but perhaps a little weak in body and potency


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