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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This robust porter has a full body with some hints of chocolate from the chocolate malt and midnight wheat. The mild noble hop aroma showcases the roasty flavors and subtle fruit and spice notes of the artisan-roasted Fair Trade/Organic coffee of Black Mountain, NC’s Dynamite Roasting Co.

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4.1
BigMikesNC (12) - Brevard, North Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2012
A surprisingly good porter, it's a chocolate, the smell and fragrance of roasted coffee with a slight Whitdale finish nice carbonation. I would drink again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Aurelius (5294) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Tarry, creosotic aroma. Dep clear cola brown-black. Standard US longneck, good label. Quick cascade and one-finger, lasting tan head in a pint. Good. Acidic coffee, chickory, toasted soy nuts. Dry with bitter cocoa. Medium body. Long char-coffee finish. Not for sissies. A little sweetness and very light soapiness in the very end. Very good wit bacon and basil pizza. Bottle, Momo’s.

2.9
tnkw01 (1753) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Bottle. Dark, brown with a dark head. Smells of coffee. Taste is also of coffee. Just ok.

3.8
msuredwings (3) - - DEC 12, 2012 does not count
Draft pint at Mela Asheville. I think coffee porter is a great concept like a nice expresso. Smooth with a coffee bean bite. One of the better offerings I have had from Highland. Chocolate, coffee, toast, roasty, dough, leather, earthy, butterscotch. Will drink again when available.

3.3
JaBier (7806) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown in color with a thin tan head. Malty and grainy nose with coffee notes. Malty and sorta watery flavor with a roasty finish.

4
hbchrist (76) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2012
A great balance on the coffee flavor. It sits nicely on the palate without dominating the flavor.

3.6
JoePeesie (925) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Pours a jet black with fluffy tan brown head. Nose and taste is all coffee in the front and a bit of a tart finish. Not bad at all. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
BVery (10312) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Tap at House of Beer in Orlando. Dark pour with a light brown head. Fantastic roasted coffee, with a bit of caramel and chocolate. Rich coffee grounds on the nose. Excellent.

3.2
aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Dark brown in color with minimal head. Aroma is roasty malt and muted coffee notes. Taste is less coffee than anticipated and mostly roasted malt. Seemed a bit thin on the palate. Maybe due to a higher than expected amount of carbonation. Porters arent my favorite style and this isnt my favorite porter. Not recommended.

3.2
jcartamdg (3404) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Pours a jet black motor oil appearance with a dark mocha thin head. Aroma of stale coffee, chocolate and hop bitterness. Taste follows, I'm not loving the stale coffee taste. Really nice mouthfeel, I just wish it tasted better ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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