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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With espresso coffee from Charleston Coffee Roasters.

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3.2
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Some coffee aroma. Mouthfeel is flat and fairly thin bodied for a porter. Not much coffee taste compared to other coffee based beers.

3.4
jtclockwork (17101) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Bottle. Pours black. Light beige head. Nose/taste of fresh coffee beans, espresso, cocoa and vanilla. Body is a little on the thin side. Finishes with fresh coffee beans and burnt black malt.

3
williamherbert (1546) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 5, 2011
The aroma is chocolate cookie dusting. Hazelnut and coffee grounds. Sweet caramel. The appearance is glassy reddish-brown. Thin-bodied, not too substantial. The flavor is like when coffee grounds fall into the mug. A little nutty, but with a sweet toffee undertone. It’s sweet with some cold coffee elements. The palate is buttery and oily. Similar to a brown ale. Drinkable but much sweeter than expected. Iced coffee.

3.6
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - JUL 11, 2011
Draft at Closed for Business. Dark red/brown with a thin tan head. Scent of coffee. Taste is roasted malt, coffee and chocolate.

3.1
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Man this is a very watery beer, all you taste is burnt roasted coffee. The coffee is pretty tasty but there is no more flavors going on

2.9
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2011
12oz bottle. Minimal beige head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee/espresso, light milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, some milk/bittersweet chocolate, light nut. Light-medium body, light creamy, low carbonation.

3.5
oobawa (1662) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Palmetto makes a tasty coffee porter, a beer I find quite underrated in its home town. Espresso Porter strikes a solid balance between English porter and coffee, neither sweet and fruity nor acidic and burnt-tasting. A little more body would bolster the beer, but other than that, there’s not much to complain about. Plus, this beer makes a perfect way to start someone’s transition from coffee-drinker to dark beer-drinker.

2.7
pushkinwow (2889) - Ottawa, CANADA - MAR 4, 2011
12 oz bottle, thanks to Steve! Pours a thin black with a tan head that settles to a clear pour with no lacing. Caramel, coffee, and chocolate on the nose, very thin-bodied but cloying, dry on the finish with some sweetness. A simple coffee porter, not bad but not something I would search out for.

3.6
Lubiere (14131) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2011
A dark reddish brown porter with a thick moka head. In aroma, loads of coffee grinds over caramel malts. In mouth, a smooth coffeee porter with nice herbal hops, coffee grinds, quite nice. On tap at Brewvival, Feb. 26 2011.

3.3
puzzl (3260) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Bottled. Pours with a soda-like head that quickly fizzles out. Clammy, soggy old coffee aroma, mixed with some milk and stuff. Decently full body, still a little soggy, decent coffee notes and a little roast.


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