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Brewed by Indie Alehouse Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Leadership Qualities: Breakfast Porter Its never too late to start the day off right A rich sweet malty beer balanced with hops and dark chocolate and oats, made with milk for a smooth full taste. Not just for breakfast! Edit: Previously listed as Indie Alehouse Leadership Qualities Breakfast Porter

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16949) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Medium brown, chocolate, sweet, cocoa and a little nuttiness, good balance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (14360) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
Draft - Nice roasty notes and some dark chocolate. Deep jet brown with a light brown head. Cocoa and lots of nutty sweet notes. Odd for a porter but pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (13525) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2012
A deep dark porter with a thin brown head. In aroma, a smooth chocolate with light rum notes, not bad. In mouth, a nice chocolate malt with light vanilla, coffee, toffee, nice. Cask at Beaus Oktoberfest Sept 29 2012.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11824) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2011
A great roasting, dark colour, a bit sweet. Drying finish. Chocolate and coffee. Golding hops.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11374) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2017
500 ml bottle. 7.2%. Thanks to Maple Leaf Timo!
Clear dark reddish brown color with a small tan head. Sweetness, toasted malt, some coffee and some dryness in the aroma. The flavor is sweetish coffee, sweetness, toasted malt, some fruity sweetness and some dryish cardboardy notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2011
2011-09-21. Black body with a nice beige head and lace. 4+ Modestly roasty aroma, modest sweet malt undercurrents. 7+ Flavour is similar, modest roast with a sweetish malt base, very light roasty bitterness. 7+ Smooth average to medium bodied palate. 3+ A bit mild for a porter, I actually had to double check to confirm I hadnt been served the mild, but it is superbly drinkable and like their other offerings on tap tonight feels like it is designed to be full flavoured yet emminently sessionable. Nice. 7+/5/7+/4/15 On tap as "Breakfast Porter" at Burger Bar, Toronto

2011-08-28. Black body with a nice tan head. 4+ Pleasant porter flavour - mild roast over a fairly sweet body, dark malt, light herbal anise like character in the finish. 7+ Aroma has a tangy fruity quality to it. Mild roast over dark malt. 7+ Smooth average plus body. 3+ A pretty solid porter! 7/5/7/3/15+ On tap at Brewers Market, Toronto

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (9941) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 10, 2017
50 cl bottle (7.2% abv) @ Timo A.
Pours dark brown color with a small off-white head. Cocoa and coffee notes on the nose, mild fruity tones, caramel. Flavor is bitter cocoa and malty, chocolate, oat, subtle vegetable tones, maybe the coffee has gone too old here. Gets slightly worse as the beer warms up.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2011
Tap at the Rhino. Deep brown pour with a thin, tight tan head. The aroma is nicely chocolately. A little bit of soft coffee and a fairly rich malt base. There is a fairly fruity aroma through the middle (blackberry and a bit of toasted fruit as well). Soft and slightly sweet with a lingering sort of earthiness. Nice and balanced. It doesnt really taste like 6.9 but its still tasty.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (8814) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
cask days @ beaus oktoberfest, 2012. light brown-reddish withtout a head. chocolate-plenty, medium dark coffee, light and soft creamy vanilla notes, somewhat boozy. decent bitter but short coffee finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8735) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2011 [3944-20110828] Tap. Light smoky wood aroma. Clear, black brown body with a long-lasting creamy light tan head. More smoky roasted wood flavour ha a lingering sweet roast aftertaste. Full body has a bit of a tang. Tasty, enjoyable. (7/3+/7/3/14) 3.4
(Brewery Market @ Wychwood Barns, Toronto, ON)

[3970B-20110921] Tap. Light coffe roast toffee-infused sweet malt aroma. Black brown body with a long-lasting creamy tan head. Sweet roasty toffee cream flavour had a lingering light bitterness medium-full body. Interesting, great shape. (7/3+/7/4/15) 3.6
(TBW 2011 @ Burger Bar, Toronto, ON)


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