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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed with organic roasted barley and chocolate malts for a rich, dark and robust flavor with an infusion of organic vanilla beans and coffee from the Dominican Republic farm community Alta Gracia.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is solid herbal and coffee. Coffee, toffee and caramelish. Bitter, roasted and dry malty. Ends with a bitter and roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of coffee, roasted malt, and tar. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of coffee combined with medium notes of roasted malt and wood, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Almost black yet with an orange tint and a creamy beige head. Hard roasted malts in the nose - almost chili-like. Medium body, sweetish roast and distinct coffee. Has a light malt bitterness. 220311

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, coffee and freshgrinded coffee. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate and coffee. Roasted finish of coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 18, 2009
Draft. Medium beige head atop brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast/coffee, light vanilla. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, light caramel. Low carbonation, somewhat watery light-medium body.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (11132) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 7, 2010
Tap at Pizzeria Paradiso. Amber color with a light tan head. Aroma of coffee and vanilla beans. Flavor of burnt coffee, like a weak Starbucks. Bitter and acidic with weak body. Disappointing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10935) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Bottle from Half Time. Pours brown with a creamy tan head. Nice coffee aroma. Very. Med+ body. Flavor is coffee and chocolate. Maybe a touch of vanilla. There’s some burnt malt. Overall this is dry and bitter. Hop? Who knows? Finishes coffee, bitter and quite tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10774) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2009
Tap at EarthMatters, NYC. Pretty solid coffee porter. Pours a dark black with a strong, off-white head. Nose is all coffee bean, roasty and a little malty. Flavor enhances the coffee experience. Almost bitter coffee intensity. Some light choclate notes. Medium in body with mild carbonation. Tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10773) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2011
shared by yespr. pitch dark, smooth light brown head. strong aroma of bitter coffee and hard roasted grains. flaovr is cofee, toffee, bitter caramel, faint sugary sweettness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10582) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 28, 2011
Bottle. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate roasted sweet malt and coffee aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium dark chocolate and coffee flavor with medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid complex beer.


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