blipp (8405) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 26, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Pours deep brown with a thin head. Lightly sweet aroma with a roasty hint. The flavor has lightly roasted malt, a hint of nuttiness, and a light caramel sweetness. Pretty good.
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2007
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Really roasty caramel and molasses. Unlike my pal Puzzl, I find the body a bit thin but I love the burnt grains. Tons of anise.
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Barcade: Deep brown pour with ruby in the light, topped with a creamy tan head. Nice roasted barley aroma. Has a light nuttiness, along with mocha suggestions. Fairly light in body, but the flavor is solid. Has a silky character and a nice roasted, slightly chocolaty presence. The finish is nice and mocha-like. A smooth and tasty Porter, easy-going.
puzzl (3259) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2007
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at Barcade. Decent if unexciting beer, doesn’t marry too well to the cask. Murky, drawn out, lightly minerally and roast aroma. A bit of hard water in the flavor on top of a oxidized coffee finish. Body is fairly spot on but I could’ve used a bit more malt and balance. More of the same, really.