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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
A classic dry porter with coffee, toffee and roasty notes in both the aroma and flavor. Black in color with a refreshingly dry finish. Reminiscent of the porters of old before the days of stouts.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (8674) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 3, 2009
12 oz bottle thanks to ibrew2or3. Pours a murky brown color with only a small bubble of head. The aroma is nice; smoke, roasted malts and chocolate. The flavor is similar; chalky, sweet chocolates, roasted malts, light bitter chocolate, milky. Decent, but lacking a good body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - MAY 5, 2009
12 oz bottle. Black pour, brown head. Aroma of vanilla, charcoal, light roast. Light vanilla notes, heavy roast. Some flavor of green peanuts. Light medium bodied. Finishes with nice roast notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkaiser (279) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 27, 2009
A lite porter. Lite to medium bodied. Dark in color. Nice aromas. The label is awesome. Tried this at the tap room as part of a sample packet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9556) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2009
Tap FBGF. Pours black with off white head. Aroma of roasted coffee malts. Taste of roasted malts, possibly some faint notes of smoke and chocolate. Light hops with a nice sublte bitter finish. Some dark fruits can also be felt in the mix. Overall the beer is light, and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (16128) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 17, 2009
Fairly dark brown. No head. The aroma is chocolatey with a toasty accent. Soft body. Light chocolate with a fudgey accent. Finishes off-dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2009
Sample @ brewery taproom. Opaque black-brown. Great smokey aroma is super toasty and very rich. Low carbonation. A little burnt in the flavors but that adds some dryness. A nice sessionable tipple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mwelsh13 (499) - Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2009
12 oz from GodofThunder pours deep brown with a creamy tan head that hangs around for quite a while. Big time roasted coffee aroma and some cream too. Very thin body and not a lot going on. Some burnt coffee at the end and a little bit of sweetness. Very dry and that feeling lingers. Coffee porter gave me high hopes, but maybe I will try again in when in Florida this summer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2009
On tap at WDW. Poured medium-deep brown with a short cap of off-white head. The aroma was sweet and chocolatey with dry-roast to it and accents of peaty smoke.. just what I needed. The flavor didnt come together as well.. dry-roasted black malts gave some chocolate character at the core, but not a whole lot.. faint smoke worked in its favor, as did light coffee bitterness, but both could have been more prevalent.. rather bland with black malts on the finish. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate with lower carbonation.. smelled better than it tasted.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (3171) - Brandon, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2008
its kinda of, and not as opaue as it should be, it taste like fresh coffee, cocoa and some toast malts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2771) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 18, 2008
Dark brown, shows alot of light at the edges, revealing an orangey-brown color, otherwise opaque. Served too cold in a shaker glass, but as it warmed.... Nose had alot of bittersweet chocolate, though restrained on the whole. Also featured touches of cigar tobacco, and perhaps vanilla or caramel. Flavor is mostly dry roast with a hint of iced coffee in the finish. Slight lingering ashiness. Body is rather thin. 1/3 of the way into this pint and I’ve lost interest.

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