jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle poured inti a shaker. Pours black with a half fingeo of khaki head. Aroma of cocoa and slight coffee with a hint of vanilla. Taste is light bitter. Coffee and cocoa with some light herbal hops. Mwdium bodied with a really thin texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, not bad. Enjoyable but not too special.
Hartung32 (234) - Indiana, USA - DEC 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Solid beer but nothing special. Too thin and lacking in body. One of the weaker beers by this very underrated brewery.
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jefcon (1426) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pretty dry porter with a lot of roasted notes: chocolate and coffee. Not particularly rich, but also not overly sweet. A good match for brats and what have you. Pleasant hopping.
574deadzone (1094) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark ruby to black with a thinner khaki head that leaves some soapy waves of dripping lace. Nose involves notes of chocolate, toast, and nuttiness. Pretty sweet, fairly bitter. Medium bodied, somewhat oily, active, with a toasty bitter finish. Not a bad brew, definitely sessionable.
sudomorph (716) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a deep brown with a half finger, tan head that coats the glass. Aroma is nice and roasty. Chocolate with a touch of coffee and caramel, and a bit of citrus hops. Taste is balanced. Mild dark chocolate and roasted malts paired with a short, slightly coffee finish. Medium body and carbonation. Texture is slightly thin but clean with a very dry finish. Overall a very easy drinking porter. Solid roasted flavours but balanced well.
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 9, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap. Dark brown almost black pour with a light beige head. Aromas of lightly roasted malts, hints of chocolate, and coffee. Flavor is a little weak and the body is thin. Just not robust enough. Decent brew but needs a little more.
CpyNPrnT (413) - Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of toasted malts, taste is toasted malt, molasses, very mild toffee. Okay.
alexsdad06 (5932) - Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at home from notes. Pours a dark reddish brown color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, dark chocolate, a hint of stale coffee, some earthy and herbal hops. Body is thin and flavors are muddled.
Itzjerm (1401) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
A really nice chocolate malty beer. Low abv is what makes this stand out. Very toasty good flavor.
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jsquire (3565) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep mahogany color with a short lived tan head. Sweet nose with a hint of roasted grain. Dark caramel sweetness with some burnt sugar notes, burnt toast, and a faint dark fruit. Long bitter green hop finish. with some coffee notes.
GTAEgeek (1287) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle in trade with Fletche00. Pours very dark brown, with light ruby notes. Good coffee notes, some sour cherries, molasses, and nutmeg. The flavor is sweet up front, with some significant sour and metallic notes through the finish. Medium to heavy body, sticky, and pretty astringent. Overall, this is a mediocre porter, with weak aroma, and a relatively unpleasant flavor. Not bad, but not very good.