ads135 (5031) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 13, 2017 Tessic (1206) - Brantford, Ontario, - JAN 10, 2014
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
This black and tan poured a deep amber/red colour with a nice, tan coloured head with a little lacing. Scents include smoke, fruit juice, caramel malt and dough. First swig was quite watery with flavours of smoke, caramel and toast. Finish is smokey with a very mild bitterness flavor that doesn’t go anywhere.
Tried this for the first time in 2010 when I really liked Black and Tans. Only now getting to the rating. Not a great example of a generally mediocre beer “style.” Thin and weak on the chocolatey porter qualities. furthur (1229) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - OCT 30, 2017
Bottle, dark brown beer, creamy tan head. Aroma is malt and caramel, taste the same, with some sour malt. Palate is a bit thin. donandres (666) - Makati, PHILIPPINES - OCT 14, 2017
Bottle poured to pint glass
Sight: pours black, medium foam that disappears
Smell: not a lot of aroma
Taste: very good, low bitterness
Mouth feel: medium carbonation
Overall: very good beer, repeat: no look for: no
mrdrock (24) - - OCT 6, 2017
Light wheat aroma
Fast building but also fast dissipating head
Amber brown color that is dark in the glass
Taste is smooth and sweet
No aftertaste, a great palate feel
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone camay1997 (75) - patton, California, USA - SEP 10, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2017 Came out of an aluminium can that didn't open properly. Thick tan head on top of a dark amber/brown body. No haze. It smells earthy with woodland hops. It's a little blander than anticipated, but has good flavors. It's kind of like a weak porter (and it is..!) it'd be a great beer to introduce those afraid of darker beers to.
Kleg (405) - The Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Quart jug bottle. Clear dark bronze pour with a large beige head and very good retention. Decent lacing. Nice nutty brown flavor. Smooth. Light body. A little thin mouthfeel for a porter. Unremarkable, but good. gripweed57 (2868) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2017
From old tasting notes. Dark reddish brown color. Bubbly beige head. Sour malt nose. Zesty toasted malt flavor hints at chocolate and allspice. Bittersweet hop finish. Nicely balanced. Sdaniel90 (1096) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 22, 2017
Quart bottle. Dark orange with a foamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, spices. Medium to full bodied, soft fizzy carbonation. Thick and creamy. Medium sweet, lightly bitter. Watery and slightly boozy. teamsale (309) - Washington, USA - APR 19, 2017
Quart bottle received as a gift. Pours a cola color with a four finger beige head and splotchy lacing. Aroma is rust and raisin. Mouthfeel is extremely flat, minimal carbonation. Taste is a light porter, a bit earthy, on the sweet side. Leaves a decent coffee aftertaste that doesn’t overstay its welcome. So-so. Westy1130 (109) - New York, USA - APR 1, 2017
Picked it up just for the bottle design.
Pours a dark caramel brown; starts with a decent head but quickly dissipates (even with a straight pour).
Aroma: Slight hints of corn, grass and malt.
Taste: very malty but extremely watered down (especially for a black & tan).