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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This is a smooth, full-bodied beer. A rich "nuts & berries" flavor followed by a coffee-like finish. Based on the traditional English Porter beers ofthe late 1800’s. Originally created for Irish immigrants working the shipping docks in England. They were a hard working lot who wanted a "stout" style brew with more alcohol content to drink during their all too short lunch breaks.

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3.9
jgb9348 (6474) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Dark brown coloured body with a very thin, fast-dying slightly off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, toffee, caramel, nuts and a bit of earth - fairly strong, but all good. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong sweet flavour at first with a good roasted malt flavour with an earthy and slightly pungent bite soon afterwards. Aftertaste shows some good qualities and a nice complexity with chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and earth very noticeable. Overall, a nice complex and roust porter - a great beer, especially for the style.I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased at Ridgeview Liqours in Green Bay, Wisconsin for US$1.79 sampled at my hotel room in Green Bay on 29-July-2012.

3.8
dieseltar (1) - USA - JUL 7, 2012 does not count
black, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, lively. As porters go I felt this was on the lighter side which is nice during the summer months when you want the flavor of a porter but not so much weight to it. I will definitely buy again.

4.4
nr706 (13) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2012
12 oz. bottle into 16 oz. snifter. Light tan head average at first, never completely dissipates. Roasty aroma, with hints of coffee and chocolate. Smooth, medium/full body, with flavors that progress toward slight bitterness as it stays on the palate. Very drinkable.

3.7
arkurzynski (2463) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Deep brown, almost black. Light nose of cocoa and roasted malt mixed with subtle dark fruit. Flavor is light roast with smooth brown sugar and fruit esters. Finishes with some residual roast. Overall, a very solid, easy drinking porter with just enough palate and not too heavy on the roast.

3.6
hopheadsbrew (143) - Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2012
Thick fluffy head. Jet black color. Bready toasty prunes and chocolate on the nose. Light body. Dry flavor. Chocolate and malt flavor. Slight alcohol afterburn.

3
GhostFace (477) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2012
12oz bottle. dark brown pour, thin off white head.roasted malt aroma with some nutty hints, caramel and toffee. sweet, dry flavor that follows the aroma. ok

2.2
mrjaxson (617) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Perhaps this is a bad bottle because I recall Tommy’s Porter being much better a few years ago. It pours to an attractive, full head but has an unusually plain aroma with only distant hints of coffee and cherries. Thin body and bland taste with no malty sweetness.

2.9
Lubiere (14150) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
A deep dark porter with a receding brown head. In aroma, a herbaceous chocolate with light coffee notes, wild grass, so-so. In mouth, a light sweet chocolate with light herbal and acidic notes, medium bodied. On tap at the Istmus Beer and Cheese, Jan 21 2012.

3.5
hombrepalo (1972) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head and tons of lacing. Very sweet malt with notes of chocolate and vanilla though not very complex overall. On the whole pretty tasty though nothing spectacular.

3.6
jcr (2763) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle. Deep brown body, red highlights. Fizzy, beige head, diminishing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, ash. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Dry roast finish with a hint of sweet sugar/molasses/lactic that turns tart, then bitter. Tastes of nuts, roast, vanilla and a note of coffee. A bit flabby, watery going into the finish, but overall a nice collection of aromas and flavors. Enjoyable and easy drinking.


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