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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich and smooth, AleWerks Porter is a traditional example from colonial times. A seven malt backbone is balanced with Fuggles hops. Sit back and relax after dinner with a pint. English Porter was first brewed, around 1720. It quickly became the beer of choice in England, Ireland and Scotland where it was brewed in ever increasing quantity. It remained popular well into the 1800’s. Brewer Robert Hare of Philadelphia produced the first commercial porter in America (1776). After the war, his porter was in great demand, buoyed no doubt by President Washington’s 1789 “Buy American” policy and his pronouncement that he would drink only porter made in America. Much of this porter came from Hare’s brewery, and some from that of Ruben Haines.

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3.8
Maxbier (986) - Maryland, USA - JUN 18, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2015 Very dark brown. Roasty chocolate aroma. Malty sweet chocolate flavor. Very light carbonation. Like a slightly sweet chocolate shake. This beer is it’s own desert.

3.6
smaynard6000 (1167) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours black with a small creamy brown head. Aroma is roasty chocolate malt. Somewhat sweet with roasty notes. Smooth and not too intense. Pretty good.

3.2
GenDV138 (7284) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 28, 2014
Bottle at Leesburg Brewing Company. Brownish black color. Aromas of licorice, chocolate, caramel, roast, smoke. Tasting notes of chocolate, licorice, roast. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.9
kidobutai (690) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2014
From a bottle at The Cheese Shop in Williamsburg. Great aroma, very flavorful coffee and malt chocolate. Smoothe down the hatch, slight carbonation, good beer.

3.5
tgncc (3132) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
The aroma is choclate, molasses. The appearance is deep brown/black/ reddish hue, off-white head. The flavor is molasses, brown sugar, pine hops, cocoa. The finish is bitter cocoa, pine. Medium in body, smooth mouthfeel. Nice porter over.

3.5
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Dark in color with very little off white head. Similar taste to aroma with a bit of smoke, dark fruits and lite bitterness. Good beer.

3.4
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle. Poured deep brown with a largish, persistent tan head. Aroma and flavor were roasted malt, milk chocolate, light stone fruit. Moderately sweet, low bitterness. ABV quite hidden. Silky mouthfeel. Nice but kind of one note.

3.2
jrob21 (3690) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle from the mix 6 at beer run. Rich malt an chocolat aromas. Pretty good there. Flavor is much the same. The finish is a little more bitter and tart than I would expect. A solid drink for a sub freezing kind o day.

3.2
mzaar (3463) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
Flaska. Svart med litet, snart försvinnande, moccafärgat skum. Kaffe, choklad, svag vanilj och röda bär i både smak och doft. Torr munkänsla.

3.3
NordicV (2347) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2013
Nästan svart öl med ett lätt ljusbrunt skum. Doft av choklad, lätta rostade toner och mörka bär. En mjuk porter med bara lätta rostade toner, kaffe och ganska söt choklad.


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