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RATINGS: 677   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A full bodied mellow porter with a rich dark color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - OCT 8, 2002
The best beer Iíve had from Yuengling to date. A well made porter, with a great taste (fruity, nutty, coffee mix), and a good aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ravidesai (952) - Bombay, INDIA - OCT 4, 2002
well made porter. dark with a frothy head. roasted malt tsate with coffee and burnt fruit notes. some spiciness. probably the best beer from yuengling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
frpst9 (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2002 does not count
Iíve tried other Yuengling beers such as Black and Tan, Premium and Lager, and I havenít been overly impressed. This changed after I tried Porter. I was very pleasently surprised and decided to have a few! Wonderful mixture of flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
igneous1 (1529) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - SEP 11, 2002
smoked/roasted coffee aromas, head diminishes to a thin film that has staying power. fairly sweet chocolate flavor..thin-medium body

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aggie80 (802) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2002
Drinks lighter then it looks. Another great item from the oldest brewery in the US.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stormking (23) - Cuddy, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2002
This is a purpose beer. This is the beer to get the person who insists that they donít like dark beer and you are trying to wean them from the fizzy yellow stuff that held so many of us for so long. Nothing offensive in this. A little sweet, some pleasant smokiness. Lager, only darker, and bigger flavor. Not at all bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 14, 2002
Not a great example of a porter, but the fact that itís a lager puts it in a different class. On that basis, itís not a bad beer, lacks hop and body to really compete.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6972) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2004 RerateDark chestnut color, thick mocha head, fresh lake water aroma, slight chocolate and coffee flavor with some deent bitter bac end notes. Clean palate. Not the best porter - but a bargain for $5.29 a six. Original 2.5Drinkable beer, but if the label did not say 'Porter' I would not have known it to be. Nothing offensive about this brew - just not a true porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2002
Lighter in color and body than other porters, but sometimes thatís not such a bad thing. Very tasty and easy to drink, one of few inexpensive and quality porters to emerge from PA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ARMed (625) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Aroma is not overly powering, but the appearance is exceptional. The taste is even better. Deep black, opaque in color with a hint of deep red-brown color. The head is thick foamy cushion that slowly disperses along edge of glass. A small sip will immediately confuse you: chocolate carmel candy or roasted porter. I tend to lean towards the former. It screams for you to take another sip. Complex and thick with NO bitter aftertaste. Robust and mellow at the same time. Smooth, rich and lasting. A true brew from the Nations Oldest Brewery. One of the best porterís I ever tasedt. I love it.

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