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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CpyNPrnT (385) - Indiana, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Aroma of toasted malts, taste is toasted malt, molasses, very mild toffee. Okay.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jefcon (1400) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2014
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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
574deadzone (1057) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 18, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (644) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
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.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
NeoHippie2 (1038) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 9, 2014
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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5562) - Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2014
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.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1307) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2014
A really nice chocolate malty beer. Low abv is what makes this stand out. Very toasty good flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3499) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2014
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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1238) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2013
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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (3074) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Draft pour at the tasting room. Pours a lighter brown with a thinner beige head of foam. Aroma is bready and roasty. Very bready taste. Nice porter.


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