joergen (22429) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at GABF 2008.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Roasted aroma of caramel and chocoalet.
Fruity and roasted flavour of hay, caramel and hops.
Travlr (14669) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Very dark ruby maroon, massive thick brown head, great tetention, solid lacing. Aroma of toasted and roasted coffee grounds abd cocoa. Taste is dilute coffee, chocolate, burnt espesso. More of an English style porter, which is fine by me.
bu11zeye (12096) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 5, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a very dark brown (almost black) color with a thin tan head. Has an aroma of chocolate, malt, and coffee. Flavors of coffee, malt and a little bitter for my liking.
argo0 (11888) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 23, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Beige head atop a brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee, chocolate, light roasty. Taste is medium sweet, coffee, some grapefruit, light chocolate. Medium body.
Tmoney99 (11554) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Brown-black hue with medium light tan head. Balanced aroma of roasted chocolate and coffee. Medium body with smooth finish. Well balanced porter style flavor.
jcwattsrugger (11335) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2007
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle-pours a big foamy tan head and black color with effervescence. Aroma is dark malt-chocolate/cocoa, some dark fruit. Taste is dark malt-chocolate/cocoa/coffee, some dark fruit, some hops bite. Ok carbonation. Coffee aftertaste. Nice but not my style.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Name: Bad Elmer’s Porter
Source: Tasting, Ticker Tasting
clear dark brown, huge tan head, thick dripply lace above an empty glass of foam,
lightly sweet milk chocolate aroma with a touch of nutty character,
rich chocolate flavor, mostly dry, light bitterness, warms to be too dry and bitter
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 11/20
Lubiere (10721) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2008
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A dark clear brown porter with a super thick moka head. A light chocolate with off notes of olive. In mouth, a rather simple porter with light coffee notes, short in mouth, signs of infection. Oktoberfest evening at Marc Gratton’s, taste on April 20 2007
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is full of roasty chocolate and light hops. Flavor is roasty and has some nice chocolate notes. A bit underrated IMO.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Served on draft at the Indianapolis tasting room. Pours a dark chestnut color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet malts and roasted malts with a hoppy finish. Similar taste but this time with nutty notes in the finish as well. Medium bodied. Nice beer.