DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - APR 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from the Liquor Barn in Redding, CA. I was very impressed with this brew. It’s very hit and miss with some of these smaller brewers. Full bodied, full of chocolate and roasted malt flavor. I can’t wait for my next trip to Redding so I can get another bottle.
burleybrew (49) - - NOV 30, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from liquor barn. Bottle was way to carbonated for most beer styles & especially a porter. Beer was very one note in flavor with black malts dominating & not much else. Maybe I had an off bottle.
joeneugs (3483) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle. It pours black with a nice creamy tan/brown head. Good retention. The aroma is inviting and rich with milk chocolate, coffee, caramel and cream. Pretty sweet smelling and chocolaty. The flavor is drier and a bit thinner than expected with a lot of dirty black malt character. Ash, coffee, smoke and a mildly acidic finish. Not bad, but it could’ve used a bit more caramel and cocoa in the flavor to add some richness to the palate. Decent.
bpreo (1755) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 14, 2014
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tastes a bit hoppy on the tongue, but after that it is a delicious Oatmeal Porter!