tturner (111) - , Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Old Viscosity meets Stone’s RIS.
22oz bottle aged 9 months. This was beer perfection in every way. good sweetness up front. earthy dark almost smoky finish that stretched out across the back of the pallet. lots of complex notes and flavors.
Had a few younger bottles last nov/dec and would have rated them a low 4. this aged extremely well and I will be investing a case for my cellar once it’s released again. OlafVonk (18) - - DEC 28, 2014
Toppertje echt een heerlijk kerstbier vol van smaak en body. zeer goede imperial stout!. jstraw (1967) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Bomber at Jerry’s. Black with good, creamy cappuccino head / Winey, roast, bourbon nose / Full body, chewy and creamy, balanced, with long, lingering finish / Lush flavors of dark roast coffee, vanilla, bittersweet chocolate, nuts, bourbon, an brown sugar, with dry hop notes / Perfect - I regret the .1 deduction. tornado91 (3) - Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2009 does not count
That was great
Just a very warming beer for those cold chicago nights.
everything just flowed together perfectly.
2 thumbs up to port brewing. stt0229 (6) - - FEB 9, 2013 does not count
Awesome beer! Uno’s beer list is getting pretty darn good. ;-) Excellent front and back end on this Imperial Stout.
MHOSKINS (83) - Cleveland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 6, 2014
A tasty deep, dark ale. Solid head with dark chocolate flavors. Very smooth for 10% ABV. Simply a great imperial stout!
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone thegreat78 (42) - San Marcos, California, USA - NOV 2, 2007
Pours black with a thin reddish tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is somewhat smoky, nutty roastiness and a nice dose of bourbon and whiskey. chocolatey and sugary up front in the taste, followed by a smokiness and roasted flavor and finishing with a nice acidic tang that gradually gets stronger mixing with some bitterness and a warmth of alcohol in the back of the throat. fairly good size body, smooth up front, a very small amount of dryness in the finish. Tasty stout, I am not blown away flavor or aroma wise, but extremely drinkable especially considering the alcohol content.
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Port Brewing Santa’s Little Helper is a pitch black ale with a thick, lumpy, waxy light brown head that has eternal retention. The aroma is very roasty and perhaps ashy. There is a note of licorice and something fruity-- maybe cherry. More smells come out as it sits, like mint and vanilla. It’s quite full bodied, very soft and smooth. The finish is clean and delicate. Wow, this is a really smooth flavor. There’s no sweetness in play here. It’s roasty but without any coffee flavor. There’s a touch of licorice and caramel. The aftertaste is kind of like toffee... but without the sweetness. The flavors are really melded to make a single, simple taste. It’s moderately bitter and the bitterness hangs around for a while after the swallow. This is along the lines of a Pennsylvania style imperial stout. It’s very full flavored, but it can be just guzzled at room temperature. Thanks to Josh and Lisa (and ask4jenny) for this one. jaymobrown (1845) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Absolutely loved this. Poured super dark with a good tan head. Malt maple caramel oat with a hint of bitter. Going to pick up another one. hopwine (670) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Pours a beautiful opaque black with a dense, abundant dark tan head. Chocolate, espresso, raisin, caramel, crusty bread, earthy hops, apple-y esters. One of my favorite non ba stouts.