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RATINGS: 1188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional London style beer, our Black Jack Porter highlights chocolate malt and Kent Goldings hops. Its slight initial sweetness quickly yields to the distinctive roastiness of the chocolate malt. The Kent Goldings hops perfectly balance the malt, making it very smooth, with a surprisingly clean finish.

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3.7
ianwelby (1566) - SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Reddish black beer, thin white head. Malty coffee aroma. Flavour is similar, with a dash of chocolate, vanilla and some tart, fruity hop. Mellow, hoppy aftertaste.

3.5
Steven_B (249) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Pours a very dark brown with a small head. Aroma of roasted malts with a slighty sweet coffee note. Taste is roasted malts, dark chocolate and there is a subtle nuttiness. A smooth beer but a little thin.

3.4
Niko100 (3012) - Chicago, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, chocolate, & caramel; Flavor of roasted malt, caramel, hops, chocolate, and some nuts; Average but decent.

3.3
fuzzcro (295) - Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2016
I could be way off the mark with this but my initial reaction was Black Jack gum! Smells just like a fresh pack! Being a porter of course the sweet sugar taste isn’t present but licorice, licorice, licorice screams outta the glass!

3.8
Maersk (358) - MOLDOVA - APR 23, 2016
Thick head. Dark brown, almost black color. Smells wine and bread that is about to be toasted. The mildest non-nitro beer I’ve ever tried. Sweet bread, roast that is there for you in the aftertaste as well. Light bitterness in the finish. Good. 

3.3
markducommun (1231) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2016
Deeper clear mahogany, light tan head. Leathery, tobacco, some stronger coffee notes. Some chocolate. Gym shorts. Fairly bitter, strong sweetness. Heavy body, quite oily. Decent amount of acidity. Long aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.9
BrewNinja47 (5) - Osceola, Wisconsin, USA - APR 8, 2016 does not count
Way too hoppy for a porter, definitely not "black", smells like water. Horrible beer.

3.6
beerbomb65 (46) - Dunmore, County Galway, IRELAND - MAR 19, 2016
bottle into goblet glass. Deep dark brown with very small head, slight sweetness then you get the roasted malt with a hint of coffee. It is smooth and light and pretty well balanced, overall a nice porter.

3.5
Slubgob (345) - West Hartford, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle into tall goblet. Very dark brown, minimal head. Typical porter light coffee roast blended with plum nose. Roasty flavor, finishes with refreshing touch of bitter. A solid porter, but nothing terribly special.

3.5
StefanSD (2468) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Bottled. Blackish with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate and well roasted grains. Taste is chocolate and lactase with a dry bitter finish. Palate is full. Overall: decent.


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