shadey (2125) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 4, 2006
Black pour with a big rocky head of cream. Aroma is very nice light roast and some chocolate. Actually the flavor is quite roasty. Very well done. Smooth and delicious. JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - SEP 25, 2006
Smells great, roasted barley and malts and coffee. Attractive beer, with reddish-black/dark brown. Head is rather small, but what tan khaki foam is there lasts until the very end. Taste of chocoalte, raisins, dark grapes and a hop sizzle. Wonderful taste and palate. Fine beer through and through. Cheers to jgb9348 for handing this one off to me. illinismitty (2271) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Bottle. Pours black with a thick khaki head. Nice aroma of dark roast with a hint of wet coffee grounds. Flavor or coffee, slightly burnt dark roast. Coffee carries through to the finish and is joined by some peppery hop bitterness. Some slight astringency, and the coffee flavor lingers a bit. Lighter texture, and a tad on the fizzy side. Overall, not bad. Better than I expected and worth drinking again. cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - SEP 15, 2006
via trade with Beerdrenched - Pours a dark brown color with a big tan head. Nice lacing left as the head settles. Has a roasted malt aroma and flavor. A smooth, some what dry, medium body beer. Nice. Thanks Eric. Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2007 Nice. It pours a dark, dark brown with a well retained, creamy tan head, thick and good lacing. The aroma is full of roasted barley, coffee, a touch of chocolate, and a hint of anise. Medium bodied, it’s full of rich roasted flavors, lightly sweet, having a nutty bitterness and a dry finish. It’s beers like this that raise the question of the difference between a porter and a stout.
kreepindeth (404) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 25, 2006
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On tap at tapwerks.
Perhaps it was the tap, but I was really not that impressed by this beer. Almost no smell whatsoever. Taste was extremely thin and watery, like a light beer that somone tried to spike with dark malts. None of the robust/molasses flavors common to the style. Head was almost non-existent. I will re-rate if I ever try it out of the bottle. BuckeyeBoy (7534) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 24, 2006
12oz Bottle Pours out almost black with a nice tan head. A nice sweet aroma and good tast. BeerandBlues2 (13212) - Escondido, California, USA - AUG 15, 2006
12-oz. bottle from tjthresh. Pours opaque with a frothy tan head, somewhat lasting, lined lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate and coffee malt, pine and floral hop, faint leathery yeast. Mildly sweet, moderately bitter, medium acidity, hoppy pine flavor, coffee grind finish with cocoa and chalky toasted malt. Dark bodied and fizzy-foamy palate. dwyerpg (6076) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 8, 2006
An excellent color and aroma. A little warm, but really quite an agreeable porter. Not too sweet or heavy, has a little chocolate and much better than their dry stout. HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2006
Pours dark brown with a big tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Heavy roasted malt flavor upfront with a nice hop flavor in the backend. The bitterness is from the roasted barley not from the hops.