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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like a campfire in a glass, this robust beauty has seductive notes of vanilla, smoked cedar, and mulling spices. A dark pour with mild lacing, she is a rollercoaster of lush chocolate diving into a semi-dry finish of roasted malt and biscuit. 5.6% ABV

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (15915) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at Breckenridge. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of toasted chocolate malt, graham cracker, biscuit and light earth. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2016
Can at home - from Antenna America, Yokohama. Black - offwhite head. Chocolate. Bisquit notes. Vanilla. Smokey notes. Light spicy notes. Roasted malts. Dryness. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (14356) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2011
On tap at Denver Beer poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roastiness, bakers cocoa, carmel, vanilla and light smoke. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, bakers cocoa, vanilla and light smoke with a smooth lingering roasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
(Draught) Pours a black body with a moderate beige head. Aroma of caramel, graham cracker, nuts, and chocolate. Flavor of graham cracker, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and roasted malt.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12836) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Tap. Pours dark brown to black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is graham cracker, chocolate and nutty malt, dates and no hops. Flavor is malt dominant, graham cracker crust,, sweet palate, lactose notes and a dry finish. Medium body and warmth, low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12578) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2014
This beer pours a dark brown color with a medium foamy tan head that recedes gradually. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, chocolate and vanilla. Light-bodied with flavors of roasted malt, graham crackers and chocolate. The finish is sweet with a chocolate malt and graham cracker aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2016
On tap. Tan head and dark brown color. A-earthy, roasty, slight cocoa. T-sweet cocoa/roasty, earthy hops

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11705) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2012
Tap @ Denver beer Company, Denver. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of dark roasted malt, chocolate. Taste is malts, coffee, milk chocolate, light dried fruit. Thin body, lively carbonation. 100312

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
"There sure seamed to be a plethora of quality flavored porters on this trip and this one qualifies. Actually went there for this beer. Solid feel - not thin, fairly robust for the abv. Flavor and aroma very pleasant chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, dark fruits and a wisp of smoke. Well done."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10584) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 Tap @ brewery. Dark brown appearance with a creamy, tan head. Cocoa, light espresso, wood, a touch of smoke, and chocolate-caramel maltiness. Sweet vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate, light smoke, roasty malty flavor. Vanilla is pretty potent on the finish. Nice brew. Second time around and Im more impressed this time. Excellent, dessert-like session brew.


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