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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An Imperial Porter brewed with a Haitian sugar called Rapadou. Rapadou is a traditionally processed cane sugar that lends a great toffee caramel flavor to our 8.5% ABV Porter. Watch for this one aged in oak barrels in the future. Limited edition of 2007 bottles.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3077) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Much thanks to Dave. Pours out a nice brown to almost black color with a small white head. Aroma is of some chocolate, burnt malt, light roast, Hershey syrup, light coffee. And some vanilla. Taste is burnt sugar, chocolate syrup, light roast, some mild coffee, body is a bit thin. Pretty tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (3207) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2015
22oz bomber shared by Dave. Pours black with a small creamy tan head. Aroma of burnt sugar, dark malts, black coffee, chocolate, and booze. Taste is much the same. Taste of dark malts, chocolate, burnt sugar, toffee/caramel, and old coffee. Definitely lots of sweetness from the sugar. Solid

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2984) - New York, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Bottled. Thick deep ruby brown pour. Beige head. Deep brown sugary notes and coffee malts. Pretty good.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
uvachief (1) - Moseley, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2015 does not count
LOVE THIS THICK AND CREAMY PORTER. Deep chocolate color almost black. 2 fingers of fluffy tan head that lingers. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, toffee and caramel. Tastes much fuller than expected - more like a stout. Thick and creamy when cold. Lighter as it warms up. Really tasty and sweet. Excellent porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demannu (371) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Sampled at Chris’s bachelor party. Dark thick pour with a residual ring after head fades. Aroma of sweetened coffee. Taste follows. Creamy full body with minimal carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3380) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a kaki head. Vanilla aromas. Sweet, with loads of caramel malts and vanilla highlights. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (2084) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Aromas of coffee, cooked brown sugar, cooked cherry, plum. Dark brown-black, a lasting small beige head. Some sweetness, nice faint roastiness, earthy. Full bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
zickbeer_ye (441) - Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Dark roasty coffee and malt aroma beige head with a very dark brown just about black body. Very sweet roasty coffee flavor with a minor plum undertone. Smooth but rather sweet om the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (2160) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle thanks to dad. Poured black with thinning beige head. Aroma sweet malty oaty brown sugar. Light carb med bod. Sweet choc maltyness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle as part of a fantasy baseball winnings. Thanks. Pours black with a one finger creamy khaki brown head. Very nice aroma of sweet chocolate and sugar, molasses, caramel, anise, some dark fruit. Flavor is sweet molasses, roast, some chocolate and toffee, brown sugar, lightly bitter roast bite to finish. Medium to thick bodied with medium high carbonation and a dry finish. Wow. This is a really good porter and I suspect it would work nicely with some barrels, too.


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