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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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A robust porter, the initial taste brings pleasant chocolate and roasted coffee flavors and is bold yet creamy. As it warms, it opens up to a pronounced sweetness and rich caramel note.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gkeh (482) - Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Very dark brown pour, minimal head. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, oakiness, and spice. Taste is more of the same. Pretty good.


3.5
Enwiebe (318) - - APR 29, 2017
4/29/17. Draft @SAT. Nice way to head out of TX. Classic dark w thin head and lacing. Not much of a nose but a pop of hops and nice dark flavors. Thin mouth you'd expect from a porter. Carbonation prominent. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
baraciisch (3239) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Dark brown to black pour, creamy tan head... Aroma of toasted bread, char, roasted malts... Flavor is rich and robust, some charred malty notes, licorice, roasted malts... Maybe a hint of dark fruits on finish... Solid porter ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
degbert (1773) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2017
Can. Pours an opaque brown-black with an incredibly high, fine-grained, creamy, lacy medium brown head. Nose is chocolate cake, vanilla, cinnamon, roast pecans, and smoked tea. Slightly sweet and intensely bitter up front, with an herbal overtone; all the usual notes of espresso and baking chocolate, but there’s also a rosemary/mint thing going on that works, even if it sounds like it wouldn’t. There’s also a boozy streak a mile wide on this baby, redolent of port wine or sherry-cask-aged Scotch. There’s a lot going on here, and it’s outside the norm -- and that’s fun. Finish is clean and bitter. Pretty good.

3.4
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2016
(12oz can) Pours a dark brown body with a tall beige head. Aroma of mustiness, roasted grain, cocoa, and coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, caramel, chocolate, and bread.

3.7
Marheb (5778) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 12, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Un porter d’une richesse mince à moyenne transportant des tonalités très anisées, de la mélasse, noix de coco et poussières de torréfaction. Très bon.

3.7
ibrubeer (385) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Draft, Big Hops @ SAT. Nice aroma of chocolate. Black, with a reddish tint at the edges. Very little head/lacing. Very nice bittersweet, espresso flavor. Good body. Overall, a very good porter.

3.9
PorterPounder (7970) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
San Antonio, TX - on tap at Busted Sandal tap room. Deep dark brown leading to black pour with a thin eggshell white head clinging to the edge of the glass. Creosote and licorice in the aroma. Robust flavor with strong espresso notes, bitter unsweetened chocolate, a touch of chocolate. Thick mothfeel with a solid chalky mouthfeel. Glad I got a full pint of this rather than the sampler.

3.8
SudsMcDuff (8429) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2015
small cup over at the Wax & Bag .. . pours a dark ruby tinted brown .. good foam ... medium sweet malt and bread crusts .. . nice aftertaste .. pretty good brew .. . . if you guys are here who’s guarding trashcans in alley?

3.8
travita (5006) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
On tap at Wursfest in. The look is dark, black in color with an ok tan head. The smell is malt, roast, coffee, chocolate, rich, dark, and good. The taste is a touch of malty sweetness, burnt grain, roast malts, chocolate, prunes, and coffee.

3.8
jkwalking05 (4740) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
On tap at Wursfest in New Braunfels, TX. Black with a decent tan head. Aroma is of dark chocolate, roasted malt, light smoke, molasses and caramel. Taste is of caramel, roasted malt, dark chocolate, molasses and prune.


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