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RATINGS: 1550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tsetlock (66) - Hartland Twp, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2009
Pours a deep ruby- almost pitch black with a fantastic two-finger, creamy, tan head that lasts throughout. Aromas of roasted malt, milk chocolate, raisins. Taste is medium bodied with some spicy hops and cocoa . Finish adds a nice touch of bittering hops. Oily mouthfeel. Aftertaste is muted hops with some milk chocolate.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1486) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2017
Tap; pours dark brown with a beige head; roasted malt aroma with some coffee and a hint of chocolate; taste is light bitter roasted malt with chocolate and some coffee in the background; roasty finish is dry and a touch bitter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (10686) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 13, 2017
On tap at Blue Door University. Pours a near clear deep brown with a grayish brown head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has sweet dark grain note with some roasted malts supporting. Flavor has strong roasted malts with sweet dark grains backing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (2516) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2016
Another case of Iíve had this, never rated it. Anyway... Bottle from Total Wine & More - West Richmond. Pours black with a tiny beige head. Aroma of dark-roasted coffee and chocolates. A little earthy as well. Flavor is smooth, slick black coffee, earth notes, perhaps a hint of smoke.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (6850) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2016
Bottled at Berggrens ÷ltapp, Motala Dark brown with a medium, tan head. Roasted, slightly peaty aroma. Light body and bitternesss. Roasted flavour with some brown sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beton (51) - Lublin, POLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Przyjemne, sesyjne piwo z bogatym bukietem aromatůw palonych słodůw, karmelu, razowego chleba, toffi i ziemi. W smaku dosyć pełne, nisko wysycone. Goryczka średnia. Dominujące smaki: czekolada, karmel, toffi, lekko dymne, palone.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (295) - Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2016
A very good porter with a nice punch of flavor unexpected. A nice sweetness makes it easily pleasant and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46060) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2016

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ The Country Stat Improver Tasting ] - Saxo, Aarhus.

[ As Bellís Porter ].
Clear dark brown color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, dark malt, light bread, smoke notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, bread, dark malt, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20161008]
7-3-7-3-15

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (8177) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Black hue with a thin light tan head. Black malty roasty aroma, and some gentle cocoa. Smooth flavor thatís roasty, dark malty, semi-dry, light cocoa tones and a light coffee touch in the finish. Pretty plain but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kostasgiotis (124) - GREECE - NOV 4, 2016
Black body with a one finger thick tanned head with excellent retention.Aromas of coffee,chocolate,malt,bread, yeast. Maybe a little much of carbonation. The body is medium to light and it tastes coffee, chocolate, sweet malt,toasted notes, yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (11042) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 31, 2016
12 oz bottle. Bottled on 08/04/16. (Bellís) Kalamazoo, MI.
Halloween rooftop rating session in the dark. Chicago, IL.

Dark reddish brown color with a medium size foamy tan head. Toasted malt, bread, sweetness and some mild coffee in the aroma. The flavor is toasted malt, toasted bread, coffee, dryness and some chocolate. Quite alright.


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