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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.6
smashteroid (262) - Alabama, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Served cold, on tap. Dark brown (almost black) with a creamy head. Hints of coffee and chocolate in aroma, both of which are present in taste, with a slightly bitter finish.

3.7
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2007
Pours an opaque black with dark brown edges and a dense, frothy tan head. Lightly sweet, roasty dark malty aroma has some dark chocolate notes. Starts with a sweet caramely maltiness topped with a touch of roasty malt and a molten dark chocolate finish. A very drinkable and enjoyable porter.

3.7
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAR 18, 2007
On tap @ the brewpub. Black pour with ruby edges and a one finger creamy beige head. It should be noted that this is a nitro beer. Aroma of chocolate, roasted grain and coffee. Flavor is the same with light tobacco leaves ad a moderately bitter semidry finish. Flat with a light to medium body. Never had a nitro porter before, but this was pretty good.

3.4
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2007
Draft @ PP: Poured a very dark brown with a ruby hue and creamy tan head. Light coffee and light roasted aroma. Chocolate in the background. Thin roasted malt flavor. A little harsh on the finish. The body was light almost watery.

3.5
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2006
GABF 06. Dark brown, almost black. Aroma is of coffee, chocolate, dark malts. Taste is roasty and lightly bitter, chocolate, and sweet malt, lightly bitter finish.

3.4
Ratman197 (14826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2006
On tap @ Pizza Port San Clemente poured a transluscent brownish black with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of coffee, milk chocolate, vanilla and some roastiness. Palate was medium bodied, creamy and smooth. Flavors of chocolate, vanilla and light coffee with a smooth lightly bitter finish.

3.4
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 16, 2006
Nose is huge roastiness with mild coffee and some chocolate notes. Very light brown with a lazy head. Hoppy with a lot of malts with the coffee and chocalte coming through. Simple bitter finish.

3.8
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 19, 2006
Tap @ brewery. Dark, ruby/walnut body with a light tan head. Webby lace with splotches. Yeast/bread on the aroma, dark malts, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Mouth is medium with tons of super-soft carbonation (like a nitro), lightly dry. Flavor is plastic, candy, sugar, dust, lightly roasty, touch sour dough in the finish, touch bitter, coffee, light alcohol. Interesting amalgamation of flavors, but I drank it and even enjoyed it. Very unique. Great mouth.

3.7
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2006
Very dark, but not quite black body with a light tan, creamy head. Light aromas of blacky cherry, coffee, caramel, and the roasted malt. Creamy, but almost imperial-esque flavor qualities. Very toasty with a touch of vanilla at the finish. Very nice brew.

4.1
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2005
On tap @ Solana Beach location. Is this a porter or a stout. Either way, a very drinkable, well balanced beer. Looks nice in the glass too.


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