RATINGS: 696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Shall one compare thee to a fair beer, Not even this perfect porter before thou will do thee justice. Thou art more complex, brave and cunning. Thou have changed more than a brew will ever. Thou may be lil’, but thy mind is greater than words can speak and beer will ever taste.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DialSquare (4808) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Draft from Giant Eagle in Grandview: got a 5oz taster, but liked it enough to go back for a pint. black pour, tan head. aroma of roasted malts, faint soy. tastes are woody, chocolate, light bitter, dark fruit, coffee, molasses, caramel. lots going on and very drinkable. oily palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinivini (1977) - Gomel, BELARUS - FEB 16, 2017
Dark brown to black. Not transparent. Beige head. Big dark fruit, nuts, Port on nose. Full body. Nutty taste. Rich. Vinous. Very nice

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
m.mahu (186) - Iasi, ROMANIA - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours pitch black with no head whatsoever. Smells like liquorice, fruits, cognac. Tastes follows with more dark fruits, liquorice, cognac barrel, roasted malts, faint black coffee, a bit of ash. The alcohol is present, although not bothersome. There is sweetness to it and bitterness, but both very low. There is almost no carbonation. I love it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (706) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 3, 2017
[email protected], from Alko web store. Medium, quite fresh and sweet aroma with dark fruits and some bourbon. Pitch black color with no head. Strong, balanced taste with sweet and slightly sour, dry nuances of dark fruits like plum. Bourbon, licorice and some sweetish, roasted malts and vanilla. Wide taste spectrum and long aftertaste with slightly roasted malts and licorice. Medium/strong body with medium carbonation. Overall, considering imperial porter, this quite nails it: almost like imperial stout but with slight bitter, more edge feeling. Alcohol comes trough a bit too much.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MasDen (283) - Mogilev, BELARUS - JAN 27, 2017
Aroma: roasted malt, caramel, cognac, dried fruits. Appearance: black with quickly disappeared brown foam. Taste: dried fruits, roasted malts, caramel, sweetness and a bit dry in finish. Palate: smooth, full-bodied, light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (1254) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 18, 2017
355ml bottle dated 14 September 2015, bought at Bliznetsy in Moscow. Pours pitch black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is cognac, dark sweet cherries, and roastiness. Taste is very liqueurish, like cognac, espresso and brown sugar. A very intense and complex beer, for sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Korcz (2915) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 18, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MelvinKalksma (1421) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2017

Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate, mocha and roasted malts.

Opaque black beer with a medium dark brown head.

Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, dark fruit, chocolate and mocha; ends slightly bitter and dry with roasted malts.

This beer is intense, complex and balanced. Great roasted beer with some sort of brown sugar added to make it a Porter. Amazing appearance and flavour, together with a great aroma and palate. Has no really bad aspects.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (13020) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2017
(12oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a spare brown head. Aroma of chocolate, toffee, roasted malt, vanilla, caramel, marshmallow, and light coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, ash, and some licorice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minihame2 (594) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2017
Pours thick and black with a nice, creamy, dark tan head. Aroma is malty, some roastedness, raisins, a bit of coffee. Taste is slightly sweet in the beginning, more of bitterness towards end with roasted malts and coffee. Oily mouthfeel with above medium carbonation. It’s really good, thank you based god.

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