RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A dark brown, medium-bodied porter is endowed with a rich, creamy head and a delicious dark chocolatey aftertaste.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
spjensen (97) - Davis, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Pours a deep dark reddish brown. A bit mild for a porter with aromas of chocolate and a fruity oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drowland (8547) - Georgia, USA - APR 5, 2017
12/17/16. On tap at World of Beer. Black pour with a small tan head. Light chocolate and coffee aroma, some caramel. Okay flavor, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts, caramel, a little thin and a metallic hint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (5932) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - MAR 7, 2017
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a semi-dark soft brown color with a thin fingers worth of off white foamy head. Spider web lace. The aroma had milk and dark chocolate, delicate roast. Sly coffee far underneath. The flavor lends a hand to the sweet side initially and then as it warms, some roast and coffee comes through. Balanced somewhat of an aftertaste. Quick dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Moderate carbonation. Nice ABV and feels appropriate. Overall, nice porter worthy of more pours.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (14080) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at Fat Heads Pittsburgh. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast and dark chocolate. Medium body, roast, cocoa, pine, bitter finish, good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4831) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2016
On tap at Engine 15 (JAX). Good looking clear, reddish-brown body. Dark body is topped by a decent head with excellent lacing. Very nice aroma that precedes a relatively mild (weak) but appealing flavor. The body seems a bit too thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Nice 2 finger an head ... beautiful lacing for the entire glass. brew is walnut with clear red highlites. aroma is chocolate malts.. milk chocolate.. smells fantastic. lower side of medium body.. adding to a already nice drinkability. Flavor is bittersweet chocolate and ample sweetness to really meld flavors.. not the most complex porter in the world.. but it holds its own

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7622) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Sampled on draft at Hou Thou this beer poured a black color with orange highlights and a large creamy tan head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was toasty with malted milk and vanilla cream. The flavor was sweetish with cola, vanilla, cocoa and malted milk. Long finish. Moderately full bodied and rather creamy. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2015
ダークポータ&# 2015.5.13いまアメリ

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11678) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"now this ones smooth, fuller bodied than AV gives itself credit for. one of the better early american porters ive tried. does everything right

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2013
22oz bottle, for $2.50. Probably an older bottle. Kind of a metallic, oxidized aroma. Some sweet milk chocolate. Moderate sweet taste. Kind of cloying finish. Dark brown, near black color. Minimal off-white head. Good lace. Medium body. Lighter, crisp carbonation. Kind of sticky finish. Tastes like a very old porter that might have at some point been decent

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