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Brewed by Ale Asylum
Style: Porter
Madison, Wisconsin USA

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This medium-bodied ale is dark in color and deceiving on the palate. The glassy smooth finish of this beer is your first hint that dark in color doesn't always mean heavy in stomach.

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3.4
pinkzambia (1931) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle: Dark brown with a small ring head. Heavy choco-coffee aromas with a little sweet alcohol. Blunt coffee grounds flavor with a thin body. Slighty bitter and watery aftertaste.


3.1
jackl (8029) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2017
Keg @ Ale Asylum. 08/14/16. Deep brown pour with a tiny head. Nose is caramel and brown sugar. Cocoa. Just the lightest suggestion of butter. Flavor is similar. Light toastiness. Caramel and a bit of toasted nut. Just a bit slick. Hints of diacetyl.

3.6
Drake (13650) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Keg at the brewpub, 8/14/16. Dark brown, large creamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, lactose. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate, raisin, caramel. Medium bodied, smooth, creamy.

4.2
MetalNHopHead (1897) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Fitting comfortably within the English aesthetic, Contorter Porter offers a lot of malty roastiness yet a generous amount of hops for a pleasant finishing bitterness. Aroma reveals a deep level of roast, almost to the point of being smoky. Caramel, chocolate, and subtle cream flavors. Some hints of fresh coffee. Rich, hearty feel. Is there a style Ale Asylum doesn’t do well?

3.7
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Poured into a nonic pint glass, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a nice one finger’s worth of white to off white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Sly lacing. The aroma starts with some roasty coffee and cocoa bean. Some dried dark cocoa powder fluffs it up a bit. The flavor balances nicely between the sweet and the roast. Sly crisp sweet to roasty aftertaste with a nice sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionability about it. Low carbonation helps it feel smooth all around. Overall, this was a nice porter worthy of having again.

3.4
tia (2160) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Tap at Brewery. Dark brown with decent head. Smells roasty and of sourdough. I get a smokiness in the flavor.

2.9
deyholla (11503) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a muddy brown with a tan head that dissipates completely. Aroma has dark grains, roasted malts, a hint of nuttiness and a bit of earthy bread. Flavor has earthy dark grains, some nuttiness and light roasted malts.

4
TXBadger (2811) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours a dark brown color with tan colored head. Roasted malts, coffee, and some sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium to full bodied. Finishes with roast and cocoa.

3.7
edgallow (4154) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2015
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and vanilla. Taste is malts, chocolate and coffee.

3.7
Ratman197 (14686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with small lingering tan head. Aromas of cocoa, roasted malt, light vanilla and a hint of coffee. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, roasted malt and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

3.1
BeerInHeaven (446) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 17, 2014
pours black with a small brown head. aroma is malt and alcohol. Taste is burnt toast, a little coffee, and a hint of whiskey. some lingering bitter on the finish. A slightly warming finish. Not bad.


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