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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A full-bodied dark brown ale with a malty finish.

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3.1
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
Ruby black body with medium tan head. Aroma is light smoked, malty, hint of caramel. Taste is lightly smoked, minimally sweet, finishing earthy bitter. Medium/full body.

3
Drake (14036) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Keg at the brewpub, 8/16/16. Clear dark ruby tinted brown, large creamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. The taste matches. Thin, overly sweet.

2.9
hopdog (12816) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2005
On tap at the Delafield Brewhaus. Poured a darker brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Weaker aromas of chocolate and coffee. Tastes of pretty much the same with roasted malts. Thin and watery body. Very lightly bitter finish. Weak for a porter.

2.4
deyholla (11900) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Sample from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a translucent deep brown with a light brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has notes of roasted malts and chocolate as well as a realtively strong butterscotch notes. Flavor begins with roasted malts and chocolate, but finishes with strong butterscotch and sweet grains.

3
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 06/21/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub, Delafield

clear brown, fine tan head, sweet chocolate aroma, lots of rich dry dark chocolate flavor, caramel sweetness back up the dark chocolate to add balance,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.7
BVery (10711) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tap at the brewhouse. Very dark brown pour with an off-white head. Roasted coffee and chocolate malt on the nose. Silky smooth body. Bakers chocolate and roast on taste - delicious.

3.7
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 31, 2007
On tap at Delafield Brewhaus. Poured very deep brown with a 2" creamy tan head.. good lookin’ beer! The aroma picked up toasted nutty notes, chocolate, and coffee.. quite dry and sweet overall. The flavor had dry sweeter chocolates, a little molasses, and dark fruits.. a dry-roasted coffee bitterness worked well in accenting the edges.. the tasty finish was quite bitter. Grainy on the palate with the body on the lighter side.. could’ve used a bit more carbonation.. kind of fell off the finish. Very solid overall.

3.2
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2003
Dark brown with a white lacey head. Light roasted aroma and flavor. Smooth, but a little thin for a porter.

2.6
Braudog (6791) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pretty much the spot-on visuals, black enough. Too thin for my liking, but drinks with an OK bitter chocolate edge, bit of an ashy, gritty feel. (#5094, 7/2/2013)

3.1
nuplastikk (6361) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Chalky brown-black. Steady beige head. Mild, subdued chocolate aroma. Leagues better than the Amber, but still a little thin and watery. Some caramel tones, specialty malts cover up the odd Delafield undertones. Dealable, about as nice as a Michelob Porter without the quality control.


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