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RATINGS: 1553   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A dark ale for all occasions. A blend of dark malt gives this beer flavors of coffee and chocolate with some smokey roasted notes.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TOSG55 (223) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep brown-black with a light tan head. Malty aroma, with notes of chocolate, nut, and coffee. The flavor has a similar malt profile with added notes of dark fruit, which then gives rise to yeast (a bit unpleasant here, to my taste) and a light touch of hops on the finish. Not complex enough to be truly remarkable, but a very solid and well-made porter.


3.6
Idiosynkrasie (7628) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2017
355ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with average, late awakening, frothy to creamy, moderately lasting and lacing, beige head. Roasty, dark malty aroma, notes of coffee, roasted nuts, some cocoa, hints of toffee, weak smoky overtones. Taste is roasty dark malty, minimally bitter, notes of roasted nuts, coffee, cocoa. Super clean, well balanced and integrated, but lacks some intensity.

3.8
Bootlegger007 (233) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 19, 2017
As soon as the tops off, coffee, pours almost black with a small light brown head, the coffee aroma is strong and inviting, flavor matches but the sweet chocolate joins in along with some vanilla, leaving a pepper, spice bitter aftertaste, medium body creamy mouth feel, this is great.

3.6
mariuspoenari (2730) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2017
Dark brown pour with a short-lived beige head. Notes of coffee, chocolate, quite a bit of dark fruit, I think even some raspberry flavor, smoke, light roast. A very fruity porter, light and sessionable.

3.5
tia (2228) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2017
Tap at Cap Ale Downtown. Very dark with big foamy head and lacing. Smells like toast and roast with a metallic note. Smooth and creamy with a light roasty flavor.

3.5
fidemaster (327) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2017
Aroma is fresh brewed coffee. Dark, pitch black. Coffee taste with a touch of unsweet chocolate. Average mouthful for a porter. Solid, but I wish it gave me more.

3.7
MavDunk (105) - - JUN 15, 2017
Drank on the porch with a cigar. Pours cola brown with thick tan head. Scent is chocolate and coffee. Taste is similar with cocoa, coffee, and roasted malts. A bit of smokiness and dark fruit as well unless that's coming from the cigar. Good light porter.

3.7
rougeau13 (3085) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2017
Bottle at The Exchange in Corpus. Very dark with a creamy tan head. Roasty and dark chocolate aroma with some coffee and some light indistinct hop. Smooth.

3.3
hauxe (837) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2017
Bottle thanks to wombat23. Pours very dark brown and leaves a creamy, tan head. Aroma is chocolate, cow dung(!), a bit of smoke, roasted grainy notes. Taste is nice: lightly sweet up front, smoky, turning both sour and evincing a roasted coffee bitterness going into the finish. Body is medium with a mild carbonation. Overall not bad, apart from that odd fecal note.

4.3
bvbunited (72) - Ohio, USA - MAY 3, 2017
This is a very good porter. Nicely balanced with great color and aroma. I would recommend this beer to all ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
jamaty (2192) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 1, 2017
Marrón oscura, casi negra, de espuma ocre no muy abundante y poco duradera, que deja buen cerco. Aroma a café tostado, no muy intenso. Excelente punto de gas, cuerpo entre ligero y moderado, y un paso por boca suave, con un sabor muy equilibrado y agradable. Ricas maltas tostadas, chocolate y toque ligeramente ahumado. Postgusto claro a chocolate. Bien rica.


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