Abijen (1158) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, - OCT 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a pitch black beer with a creamy tan head. Smells very roasty and burn. Also coffee and chocolate. I like it. Tasyes chocolate, roasted and coffee. Average carbo, thin body and a sticky texture.
TBone (11905) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 330ml (BDLX)
Dark brown color, steady small brownish head. Aroma has toasted malts, a bit of smoke and tart notes. Medium-bodied. Sweetish malty, some tar and smoke. Light hoppy note. Quite special Belgian beer but it is of course brewed by Proef who know the stuff.
Maakun (321) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thick black with nice creamy light brown head. Lots of smoke, quite meaty, toast, some chocolate and apricot fruitiness. Quite dry and bitter in the finish, medium bodied with creamy feel and slight watery towards the end. Quite nice.
SPDickerman (881) - Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
UPDATED: APR 16, 2014 Pours pitch black with a medium tan head. Smells mildly smokey with hints of chocolate. Taste is smokey with hints of roast and sweet malt. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Viven Smoked Porter finishes with a mild smokiness.
Trappist1 (349) - Diest, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
black color, full brown head. nose: roasted malts, coffee, mocha, candi sugar, but also something metallic in the back. taste: roasted to even burned malt, chocolate. bitter finish, little bit too much carbonated, lively, lacks punch.
MonsterMagnet (60) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma of smoke, tarmac, butterscotch. Taste: smoke, coffee, chocolate, some vanilla and cheese. Bitter, smooth, pretty smokey porter.
Moolesen (107) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 33cl. Black with a brown head. Nose: smoked bacon, tarmac and some liquorice. Strong taste of smoke, but at the same time subtle. This is a very nice beer. Long finish.
dutchbeerpages (1471) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
What a great balanced beer this is. It has all the things that make a porter great but never too much, just plain beautiful.
Bottle from Van Erp Roden.
Tide (1461) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Brugs Beertje. Black color, brown head. Bitter taste with smoke, coffee, nuts, chocolate, licorice and roasted malts. Bitter finish with coffee, hops and licorice. Excellent porter.
Gerardgathier (140) - - APR 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark coloured beer with a small mocha head. roasty malt aroma with a sweet mocha. taste is roasty malts coffee and sweet mocha. medium body
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
3/29/2014. 12 oz. bottle labeled as Smoked Porter. Pours dark brown with a frothy tan head. Aromas of dark roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, oak with hints of smoke. Robust and with chocolate flavors, smoke and bitter hops on the finish.