RATINGS: 732   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A robust Porter made with chocolate malt. This malt Beverage is brewed with coffee beans with Natural Flavor added (Vanilla Extract), and we balance it with U.S. Golding Hops. Our award winning brew is sure to please! Open it!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Woah- Vanilla indeed. The vanilla is probably too strong in this one, but it is an interesting beer anyways. The java is probably equally as understated. The porter at the base is good. I wonder if Atwater makes a straight up porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsordr (2531) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Draft to taster at Cincy beerfest 2017 pour opaque black with thin ecru head. Nose light roast, mild vanilla. Taste red fruit, light roast, hint of vanilla. Light bitter finish. Thin and not much coffee.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
llcooldave (1203) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Pours a very opaque black in the glass. Great tasting coffee mocha flavor with a hint of dried fruit and nuts almost like a Chunky bar. Coffee liqueur aroma with a hint of Oreo cookies. Overall, a great tasting beer for the cool weather.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (13163) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2017
Bottle at BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is roasted malt, vanilla bean, cocoa. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, light dry finish, good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wallaby501 (72) - - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle to glass. Big coffee aroma. Dark, decently thick pour with a nice tan head. Taste is somewhat astringent. Coffee and vanilla are both there but kind of overpowered by that. Nice roasted malts round out the body. Palate is appropriate for the style. Overall just too astringent (probably due to how they incorporated the coffee beans.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jflopsu (1474) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Pours a dark brown with tan head. A vanilla, chocolate, and roasted malt aroma. A vanilla taste with chocolate, roasted malts and heavy delayed carbonation. A malt and grain aftertaste - heavy with carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1566) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into pint glass. The appearance is a mdinight black color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma is heavy on malt with some vanilla. The taste is mild malt with some coffee and vanilla. A good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbuzz (820) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Very thick full head. Great mix of chocolate and vanilla flavors. Very low alcoholic aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (991) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle from Total Wine in Gainesville, VA Aroma: chocolate, coffee, vanilla, Appearance: black with a tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Tasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smroush (244) - Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Aromas of vanilla, chocolate and coffee. Color is a very dark brown with a small, light brown head. Taste is reasonably dry for a porter and has a slightly low bitterness for a porter. Body is on the thin side for a porter; alcohol is fairly light; carbonation is average; finish is medium to long with vanilla, coffee and chocolate. Overall not bad but the base porter is a bit thin/weak; still some interest with the vanilla, chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopper8 (81) - Holland, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2016 Really yummy porter. The vanilla added smooths out this porter and makes it complex in flavor and simple in enjoyment. Really good beer. Actually on second taste on tap, its a little too spicy for my liking.

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