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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Brown Rye Porter

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2835) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
10 oz. tulip, $5.50 at Tap House. Opaque brown, with a thin brown layer of foam. Heady smell with definite alcohol. Taste has big coffee and cocoa notes. A bit of sour cherry around the edges. Keeps a nice hop bite throughout the glass, and there’s a bit of roast malt that grows on me as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5552) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Before beginning my ratting, allow me to digress into the resplendent histories of Porter beer and the usage of rye malt in eastern Europe... Well, maybe not.
This ale pours an intensely dark brown opaque body with a sustained tan head. It’s got an aroma of dark brown sugar, treacle, and lightly roasted malt. Very smooth drinking, it tastes of dark caramel without the sweetness, a woody mild bitterness, a hint of chocolate, and a slight lactose sourness. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3124) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Dark pour from bomber. No head. Boozy fruity oily aroma. Taste is nutty brown beer taste. Mild hops, earthy and fresh carbonation. Not bad. Hoped for more

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6843) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2014
22 oz. bottle shared by Colin and Kristin - thanks, guys! Pours a chocolate brown, more opaque in the center and clear around the edges, with a minimal beige head that settles into a tiny ring. Notes of chocolate, rye, toast, nuts, tobacco, earth, caramel, and light dark fruits. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a smooth mouthfeel. Nice porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle from a friend. Poured black with tan head. Aroma of not the best roasty choc. Light carb med bod. Light bitter choc taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (1401) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2014
First one I have had out of urban legend brewing. A reay tasty and easy to drink porter. Slightly smokey and chocolately. Had this one at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6155) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle served in snifter: Pours a deep brown with a fading head, minimal lace. Plenty of tasty roast, walnut, and a touch of dark fruits along with some herbal bitterness. The rye is very subdued except for the finish. Mouth feel is a tad thin and ashy. It is a drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7977) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
Draft. A bit on the lighter side body wise for a porter, but it isn’t na imperial, pretty dry with lots of malt flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
whyteoutt (15) - Joliet, Alabama, USA - JAN 17, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2014 Very heavy coffee fragrance. Poured into a glass. Dark and nutty taste, goes down smooth. Increase of taste after consuming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rxeight (1526) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Bomber to glass. Aroma has a lot of smoke and rye. Taste has a a lot of campfire. At least more body than most smoked porters. Ok but not much else going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3530) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Sampled at the taproom. Pours a rich dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate malt, rye, touches of dark bread. There are notes of dark malt, some cereal notes, toast, and roasted malt. Flavor is rich, dry, focused on rich roasted malt and rye flavors. Lots of chocolate malt, with some cherry, caramel, and bread notes. Moderate hop bitterness is an afterthought. Creamy bodied, above average carbonation. Nice.

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