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A rich, chocolaty English Porter with a clean finish. We use the finest floor-malted Maris Otter malts from England, the same malts used for the best single-malt scotch. A portion of malted rye gives a spicy, slightly dry finish. OG: 14.40 Plato FG: 3.8 Plato IBUs: 28 SRM: 29 5.7% abv

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Draft at Woody’s. Pours dark brown with a thick foamy tan head. Aroma of bready and roast malts with some floral hops and earthiness. Taste is sweet with caramel and has a little bit of hops and dark chocolate. The rye is not overpowering by any means but is a good balance. Medium body with a good creamy texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 3, 2009
Growler courtesy of lithy. Pours dark brown with a ruby red tint and a lasting tan head. Smells of some rye, sweet, earthy, a fruity hint, roasty, some molasses touches. Tastes of rye, nutty, spicy, some metallic touches, light citrus. Full bodied with a bite on the finish. Enjoyable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2009
Dark brown-red, thin off white ring. Roasty aroma, chocolate milk. Taste is more roast, chocolate, grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phaleslu (7382) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2009
Draft at the brewery, part of a sampler. This and Brandon’s Hop Blaster were my favorites on my visit to Yazoo, and hard to pick a winner of the two. Aroma of chocolate malts, rye, grains, coffee, and toast. Well-balanced palate of all of those elements, with really nice rye and malt flavors. Medium bodied, rich, and smooth, with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 1, 2009
Tasted 4/18/09. Schlafly’s Repeal of Prohibition Festival. Thick with an opaque brown hue. Finger width of khaki head. Aromas of rye, pepper and dark fruits. Good toasty malt nose. Full bodied with flavors of cocoa and toffee. Touch coffee acidity. Mildly nutty with dark fruity esters. Sticky finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (4583) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2009
Pours deep mahogany with a large frothy head. The aroma has light cocoa, roasty malt and cream. Medium / light body with very sharp carbonation. The flavor starts a bit spicy along with cocoa, some sourness and overall dryness. The finish is bit on the water side. Okay beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
knights97 (109) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 15, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2009 Had on draft at the Mellow Mushroom, pours to a dark brown bottle, very little head, body is between light and medium, good flavor with malts and nice roasted taste that is well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2009
(draft at Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition) black with tan head. Aroma of roast malt. Flavor is roast malt, roast grain/rye, coffee. Dry fiinsh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - APR 16, 2009
Black pour with a half-inch beige head. Grainy rye aroma. Flavor is dark roasted malt and rye, lightly sweet and smooth. Dry finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 12, 2009
Draft sample at the Free the Hops 2009 Blastoff Party. Poured black with a tan head that has a thin layer lasting. Aroma of coffee and chocolate malts with a faint hint of rye as it warms. The flavor found toasted malts and chocolate. Full body with a malty aftertaste.

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