Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tasted at Belmont Station in Portland, OR--On tap poured a light black body with a thin off white head. Bready, chocolaty, roasted and gritty. Mild, dry finish. NOt super duper, but drinkable.
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft @ the green dragon - yea, i’ll try the double mint porter please...haha...only porter on the menu and it was an average one; thin and black with off-white head; aromas of hops, stale bread and some chocolate; flavors were a little thin for my liking and didn’t have much roasted character to it; dry finish
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JAN 28, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the PDX Green Dragon, pours dark brown with a small tan head. Very light body, fizzy and cola like in texture and looks. Hops dominated this porter, the roastiness and chocolate notes really got lost, you get a quick hint of front, but this was a bit over the top in hops. The bitterness, dryness, and carbonation gave it more of an IPA-like palate, not smooth like a porter. Not an awful beer by any means, but I was displeased as I was looking forward to a nice porter. I almost thought to myself, did they pour me half porter half IPA?