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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 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 (4396) - 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 (107) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2009
On tap at Gaylord Opry Hotel. Pours dark brown, with hint of red. Decent head. Great aroma, malty, even a hint of coffee. Flavour is a bit toned down, compared to aroma, and is really smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Butters (3898) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2009
Originally sampled at the brewery, but I was pleasantly surprised to find this available on draft at the Belcourt Theater. Great clear chestnut body with red highlights and good light tan sustainable head. Light coffee and toasted malt aroma. Biscuit, toasty, nutty, earthy flavors. Very good at first, but didnt hold up as I drank more of it. Pretty good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11310) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2008
on tap-pours a white ring for a head and dark brown color with red tint. Aroma is medium/dark malt-roasty/chocolate. Taste is medium/dark malt-roasty/chocolate, secondary (sour?) fruit, grainy/earthy hops. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5304) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - DEC 22, 2008
Black pour with hints of red, creamy tan head and lace. Burnt coffee on the nose mostly. Toasted malt, chocoffee flavor with caramel. A light/medium bitter and a hint of semi sweet at the end. A tad fizzy and thin. A more than solid offering.

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