Brewed by Parallel 49 Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Vancouver, Canada


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
All treat, no trick: this rich, robust Chocolate Pumpkin Porter is so good, even the living dead will indulge.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pictoman (1029) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
Poured from nitro tap. Near black with creamy off white head. Coffee roast and chocolate predominantly. Pumpkin and cinnamon very subtle in the background. Very creamy texture, could be the nitro.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Aroma of milk chocolate, cinnamon, and some nutmeg. Flavor was heavy on the chocolate, not so much of the pumpkin, and a lot less in the spices. The finish was very watery and thin which was surprising given the style and aroma/flavor. This coulda been a contender...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1745) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Deep, dark brown. Medium tan head. Spicy chocolate aroma. Taste is pumpkin spice and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (6264) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Black, Dense tan head. Smells like coffee, cinnamon, allspice and ginger. Taste is coffee and chocolate, coffee and some pumpkin pie spices - cinnamon, nutmeg, plus some more ginger in the finish. Hints of red wine as it warms. Not although there are plenty of spice notes in this, they arent overwhelming and blend nicely with the porter flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (5187) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 14, 2014
650 ml. Pours opaque mahogany with a lasting ring and island of foam. Nose is char and smoke, pumpkin pie spice and touches of vanilla and cocoa. Tastes of charred peppery chocolate, earthy green herb, caramel, salty driftwood, some mild earthy pumpkin spice, and wafts of red wine and soy. No pumpkin to speak of, which is disappointing but this is still tasty. Medium-heavy body has a nice balance and a medium-high carbonation that stays mostly smooth. Good balance with the spices well-checked by the other flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (15778) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Off white head. Nose and taste of pumpkin spice, pie crust, milk chocolate and vanilla. Lighter bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
manisthebeer (246) - squamish, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
none to shabby smell is a weak wimpy porter / choc smell it pours an unheavenly black color with a nice tan head taste is smooth and mildly sweet pumkin / choc porter flavour pretty respectable

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
650ml bottle from Coop - Part of the October Discovery Beer Bag. Aroma is rich coffee malts, and burnt pumpkin seed, clove. Kind of an odd smoky bitterness on the palate that is only sort of balanced by the chocolatey coffee malt character youd expect in the porter. Not much pumpkin flavour distinguished. Kind of a miss for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marshallstrong (3) - Calgary, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013 does not count
I was recommended this beer by a friend of mine! I would say it was very good! I poured it in my stein and it came out as a dark black with a light brown foam head! It has a good smell of spices and dark chocolate. as well which makes it a great Fall/Halloween beer. I do wish the Pumpkin flavour was a little more present then the spices and chocolate in the flavour though! All in all, Ill say this was a very good beer and a fun one to drink while handing candy out to kids on Halloween :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10210) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
Black body with a small tan head. 3+ Aroma is mild with a sweet malt base, very light roast character. Flavour is interesting, mild dark malt core. Light bitterness in the finish, interesting fruity character that is sort of pumpkiny. Chocolate touches? Smooth average plus bodied palate, soft carbonation. 3+ Nice, mild overal. On tap at Volo, Toronto

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