unclemattie (4357) - Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2009
On tap @ Asheville Pizza.
Very dark brown, light tan head. Flavor is sweet malt. Chalky far roast. Unique. A bit of smoke. Loads of chocolate malt in the finish. Hints of coffee and caramel. Nice wooded hop character. Rich deep roasted malt nose. Nice caramelized sugar aroma.
BarleyandVine (56) - Stockbridge, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2013
27 Oct 09
Truly art in a glass! Chocolately roasty aroma with a hint of hops. Easy drinking and well balanced. Looking forward to a second glass! thisisontap (10) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Chocolate, roasty aroma, dark in color, thick caramel head, as it warms you get a slight smokey flavor and finishes smoeth and chocolatey, low carbonation. Drinks like a Dry Irish Stout really. Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Jet black pour with a small tan head...Chocolate coffeeish aroma...Medium body, creamy mouthfeel...chocolate flavors with some burnt charcoal in the finish...Mild carbonation...Good porter... thefle (167) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2011
3 Oz sample at Bonnaroo. Really great porter, very roasty and chocolatey tastes, still was light enough to drink in the heat. I love this beer and wished I could find it up north, great porter
User37895 (3042) - - OCT 18, 2015
Pour was a dark deep brown with a tan head. Good lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roast. Flavor the same, some nuts and smoke. Smooth and silky. Just a very nice porter. Kinz (3786) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Beer #7 Asheville trip. Another solid beer, and probably my actual favorite at Asheville Pizza and Brewing. There were an unusually high number of really good porters in the city. Black. Aroma and flavors matched. Loads of chocolate, but not bitter in nature, toffee, and then a nice mint note on the finish. I’m guessing now that I read the description that this was from the Northern Brewer. Good stuff. edgallow (4376) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Draft sampler pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and a hint of spice. Taste is much of the same.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone walter (359) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Draft, Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co., Asheville NC. Very dark, almost black color with a tan head. Lots of roasted aromas on the nose. Medium body with a generally rounded sweet roasted malt flavor, but a good deal of bitterness toward the end. Finishes dry and almost chalky, much like a very dark chocolate. I was surprised to read the number of "watery" comments given this beer-- this was not my experience at all. Perhaps some kinks have been worked out. It was hot as hell the day I had this, so perhaps any wateriness in the beer was welcome relief to my dehydrated body. Kidding aside, I found this to be an impressive brew. DragonStout (1416) - Groveport, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Sampled at ABC.poured a big brown color with a nice khaki head.Coffee and roastedness aroma.Flavor was full on coffee and caramel.Mouthfeel was creamy.A slight coffee bitter finish.