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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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2.9
mrchug645 (71) - alb, New Mexico, USA - OCT 20, 2006
If you look at my ratings you will see that porters are not my cup of tea, I would say its sweet With a bitter aftertaste chocolate ,honey,smoke,Malt and lots of brown sugar!

3.2
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2006
On tap. Pours dark brown with amber hues and an off-white head. Slight roasts and cocoa notes that fade rather quickly on the finish. Alright.

3
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - OCT 17, 2006
12 oz bottle via indianared (thanks ken!). Pours a clear dark reddish brown with an average size beige head. Nice aroma of molasses, lactose, toffee. Taste is fiarly bland and one dimensional roasted barley. No hops detected. Fairly bitter aftertaste. Light bodied.

3.5
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Bottle. Molasses and chocolate aroma with a touch of hay. Dark brown color. Sweet initially with a bitter finish. Dry mouthfeel. A good porter.

3.4
jonas (8278) - Garching close to the monks, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2006
Bottle. Red brown,low head. Extreme milk chocolate aroma. Light roasted, mexican chocolate notes. Medium to light body, creamy mouthfeel. Dry finish, roast and milk chocolate aftertaste. Nice.

3
waolsen (1376) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2006
sampled at tasting room. maple pour with thin tan head. nice lacing. sour malts, big hops and coffee aroma. cofee and hops that match the aroma. a little tart and off balanced. some smokiness throughout.

3.4
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2006
Draught at Brewery: Aroma of choclate, smoke, and roast. Poured dark brown in color. Small, light-brown head diminished. Good lacing. Tasted of choclate, coffee, and cream. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Overall, a decent porter.

2.6
kepano (283) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Poured a sinister brown hue enveloped in a spongy tan foam, Left Hand’s Porter makes little effort to impress through any sensory evaluation. The scent is dusty and sterile, with a noticeable saponaceous background and a stinging mixture of lemon and haystacks. Roasted coffee, chocolate and licorice are ransomed by the asceptic and hesitant ensemble. The palate seems equally gauche, blending what seems a fitting array of flavors though it unfortunately carries no unity and originality. Chocolate, coffee and soil are laced in a smoky ribbon revealing merely a drab and muted product of little worth. Black Jack Porter does not offend but its dispassionateness is utterly unsatisfying.

3.5
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown colour, with slight rubyish hints. Aroma is smoke, roasted malts, caramel and coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, slight coffee and some caramel.

3.1
TBone (18551) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
Bottled 08 Sep 06. Opaque black, not much head. Toasted, cold coffee nose. Toasted, roasted, light. Roasted atfertaste too. Not much to say about.


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