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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our robust new coffee-infused dark ale with a nitrogen push. A multi-layered ale with generous amounts of Chocolate malt and big coffee flavors that are well balanced with a noticeable hop character. Deep, dark brown in color with mahogany edges. The soft and creamy texture make this ale dangerously smooth. Not many folks know that our city, Agoura Hills, was once known as Picture City because of all the movies shot in the area.

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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bfellows (15) - California, USA - APR 28, 2012
Great porter. Smooth, rich, bold without being too sweet. All the roasty goodness you want in a porter. A little bigger at 6% than most porters but not so boozy that it overwhelms the palate. Nice!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18730) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 19, 2016
Draught at Ladyface Ales, Agoura Hills, California. Black beer with a nice lasting beige head. Coffee and dark chocolate aroma, fruity, grapes, caramel, cacao nibs, some chocolate. Coffee and grape flavor, dark chocolate, cacao nibs, caramel. Nice but thin.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1221) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 19, 2013
On tap, pour is dark brown with nice creamy nitro head. the aroma is glorious coffee an roast. taste is similar with a medium thin body. Not sure why they ground coffee on top, leaves chwey bites in your mouth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9362) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, lots of roast, acidic coffee grounds, hints of earth, slight spice notes in there, touch of caramel. Taste is lots of dark cocoa, coffee and roast, slight earthy, yeast notes, hints of sweet caramel, finishing very dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2014 Tap, pour pour, fluffy white head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee, on nitro, awesome porter!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Tap at Ladyface. Darker pour with excellent mocha foam. Dusted with cocoa on top. Nose is intense coffee bean from the ground coffee dusted on the head. Mouthfeel is extremely thin for style but the flavor is spot on lactic coffee, dank chocolate. Quite dry and dusty. Heavy attenuation kills the rich palate expected for porter. So dry and things it gains a lactic lemony tartness. Get slightly less efficient yeast!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23722) - Malm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
Draft @the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee aroma with hints of chocolate. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor. has a roasted malty coffee and chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dougdecinces (118) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 28, 2012
On tap at the brewery. The nitro gave it a luxurious, pillowy head. They sprinkled some coffee grounds on top of the beer. This added style points and really upped the coffee aroma in the beer (although it did make that last sip treacherous). The flavor of this beer didnt quite match the aroma, but it was smooth and pleasant. Dry with slight roastiness. Carbonation (nitrogenation?) was a little lower than I would have wanted, but still a solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9626) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2012
Sampled at GABF on Saturday October 13, first session
Dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, coffee scent. Coffee taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10893) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Very dark brown pour, creamy tan head from the nitro pour. Aroma is loaded with coffee, chocolate and strong roasted malt. Creamy and coffee laden flavor followed by some bitter chocolate and roasted malt. I love the coffee grind sprinkled on the top. Nice touch!


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