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Upland Bad Elmer’s Porter



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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Creamy chocolate flavors combine with a lightly roasted finish and superb body to balance this traditional brown porter. A fragrant malt/hop aroma and herbaceous hop flavor complete this highly quaffable ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (884) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Mild dark malt and chocolate in the taste and aroma, Slight bitterness in the finish, Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
valpoaj (707) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle - Pours an almost completely opaque brown - tight light tan head that recedes quickly - no lacing. Aroma is mild chocolate and coffee, mildly roasted (shall I call it ’toasted’?)...some nuts. Pretty good, though not intense by any means. Flavor is even more mild - roasted malt, coffee, mild bitter chocolate - not bad, but not as good as the nose. Medium to light bodied - seems appropriate for the drink. Not bad, but nothing to come running back for!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zizzybalubba (1749) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Jungle Jim’s International Market, Fairfield, OH (best enjoyed by January 2016). Dark brown cola-like pour with a short khaki head. Mild coffee and light floral hop aroma. Taste of roasted coffee and light chocolate. Mild lingering bitterness. A good porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boomersmancave1 (129) - Wheatland, Indiana, USA - NOV 25, 2015
What a great beer. Dark brown in color. Tan head. Nut and malt tones in the smell. Coffee, malt with a light chocolate flavor. Finish is a light hop and malt. Love this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbearchunger (6) - New York, USA - APR 3, 2015 does not count
Poured into a mini-tulip. A lot of roasty notes, a little earthy nose. The beer was poured out medium brownish. Heavy-ish, dark right at the front. Mid way the body ligthened with a slightly flat finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Weevo (131) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle from beer club. Pours black with medium brown head. Toast to the nose continues to taste along with chocolate and some sweetness, maybe molasses. A little thin for a porter, but overall I liked it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bagalagalaga (154) - Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2015
First of all I wish they would go back to the cranky old man on the bottle instead of the stylized graphic. But anyways, it is a pretty good porter, light on the roasted/burnt toast taste and still has a little hops poking through.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paintedmaple (655) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2015
12oz bottle...I’m not a big fan of Porter, but this was smooth, creamy, and drinkable so it was good as far as it goes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (9017) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Had a little of my wife’s pint at Dewey’s-Kenwood. Pours a deep, mostly opaque brown with a small tan head and a lasting thick ring. Notes of chocolate, toast, earth, nuts, and some roast that only shows up in the nose. The flavor is a bit weaker. Thin-bodied, with low to moderate carbonation and an earthy mouthfeel. Doesn’t live up to the aroma’s promise. Simple porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (5181) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Dry and basement dank taste. Draft at taps and dolls. Nutty and sweet. Carmel notes and sweet. Pretty decent

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