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RATINGS: 956   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A dark brew, smooth and mellow, with a slight caramel flavor.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wilecat (66) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2002
I rememeber this beer as being great. could be because between beers i was doing liquid heroin shots

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dominion (78) - charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2002
I used to drink this beer at the Corner Tavern at Rutgers on Wednesday night for 3 bucks a pitcher. Good solid beer

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holdwine (1075) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 26, 2002
What a nice surprise. Reasonable price and a good drinking b/t. Not a full porter. Nice dark pour with a creamy head. Maltiness is very pleasant. Great beer for its mass production roots.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - AUG 19, 2002
Looks great uot of the bottle dark with a good brown head, malty aroma without the yellow beer skunkyness. Taste is good cold but the tan takes over the black as it warms. Not a bad brew but I still don’t see how it is classified as a porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GregL40 (97) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 19, 2002
Outstanding black and tan. Robust malty flavor but just a tad too thin.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
amx1970390 (480) - Southampton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2002
Had this at the Outback Steakhouse, very good smooth clean and refreshing. This is not a world class brew but much better than most mass produced skunk juice.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 11, 2002
The color is a dark red brown. Not much head or lace. The aroma is malty with a touch of hoppyness. The flavor is not as pronounced as you would expect, however, the sweet maltyness is still inviting.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocKozzak99 (143) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Good B&T but not the best! Good body & taste. Nice with food.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ARMed (597) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Love the porter by itself. Like the premium by itself. Don’t like the two mixed together near as much as individually. A forced brew created to compete with the microbrew revolution of the 80’s. Robust and hearty but lacks follow-through. Too carbonated and tasteless. Smoked and burnt.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 9, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2003 Cooked! Where is the flavor. Reminds me of a Yuengling lager colored with fd&c black #5. A dark beer for people who do not like dark beers. A little sweet. I detect a fair amount of corn/rice.


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