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Detailed in a letter from the General to his officers during the war, Washington’s recipe employed molasses to aid fermentation and give rich caramel notes to this robust, roasty ale. The recipe reflected his admiration for Philadelphia-style porters, especially those brewed by Robert Hare (whose original brewery stood just blocks from where ours is now). Our Tavern Porter, inspired by Washington’s, is dark, smooth, and complex with just a hint of dried fruit in the finish


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pobenohne (504) - Northern Liberties, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2005
Draft at Sippin by the River ’05. Sorry not to have gotten to this before. Fresh, local porter, ture to the style, with a little bump. Beats Yuengling’s porter.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3768) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Ariel. Pours brown with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, flavor of chocolate, roasted malt and nuts, carbonated, medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (698) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown. Roasted malt, a little smoky/black licorice in the aroma and taste. Medium feel with a light resin sticky finish. I like it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1636) - - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle. Nice porter with lots of roast and some caramel notes. Medium mouthfeel and carb. This is a nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2493) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2014
10/31/2014. Bottle at PHL. dark brown with a tan head. Malty aromas with roasted malt, sweet, dark fruit. Nice body, creamy and robust. Flavors show chocolate and malt.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abcfan (747) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Pours deep brown / red with a tan head. Aroma is primarily roasted grains / caramel. Medium body, smooth with a pleasant creamy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2613) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks Ariel. Black with tan head. Malty, slightly roasty aroma with prune and date and caramel. Quite alcoholic bitterness as well as molasses in the mouth, smooth, medium-bodied, long, caramel finish. Rich and quite tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (6352) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks Ariel. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, nuts, caramel, a bit of coffee and a fruity touch. Sweetish flavor with chocolate, nuts, molasses, a bit of caramel and a finish with a coffee note and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Pretty tasty Porter. Chocolate and lots of roast. Finishes light bitter with some sourness. Black pour with OK head and lacing. A little more watery and slick than many porters. Bottle pour from brewpub.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3058) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, taste is coffee, decent porter overall.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stevendoel (34) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 14, 2014
A lot of chocolate malt in the nose. A thick, dark brown bordering on that of a stout. Retains the head nicely. Starts out slightly dry and finishes sweet with just a hint of the chocolate malt. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10


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