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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Powerful black ale accented with roasted malts and Martin Henry coffee.

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3.2
Theydon_Bois (20656) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2014
Keg at the taproom, 07/11/14. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is cocoa, earthy roast, grain, dark toffee. Taste comprises chocolate maltings, light roast, mineral notes, dark toffee. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with roasted tones. Ok porter didn’t get any coffee coming through though.

3.1
Ferris (16538) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Draft - Roast and some sweet chocolate. Deep jet brown and a light brown head. Dark roast and some bittersweet chocolate and a long finish.

3.7
pcass1 (5) - - JUL 19, 2012 does not count
Powerhouse does a very nice job at delivering quality beer from a small one location brew pub. I have sampled every offering they have made over the years and this is the one brew I keep coming back to. It’s like a comfortable pair jeans that just feels right when you put them on.

2.6
ThaJuggernaut (309) - Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Meh. Full flavor but was not as dark as I was hoping. Had a well bodied coffee flavor

3.9
BillKismet (4139) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2010
Night blackness in the glass with a feint chocolate head. Sharply roasted coffee presence immediately infiltrates the olfactory consciousness. Robust roast barley and black patent body. Smoke. Anise and charcoal. A complex roasty porter that one would hope for when a brew calls itself a roasted porter. This one delivers.

3.3
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 29, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a thin off-white head. Has an intense coffee aroma. A big roasted coffee flavor with an interesting coconut finish. Lots of milky mocha coffee flavors linger.

3.6
kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Date: September 26, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: black, wispy tan head
Aroma: big roasted and dark chocolate aroma
Flavor: rich dark chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness adds richness, roasted brings in a dark chocolate bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

3.2
eyesolus (64) - Mill Creek, Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2009
Tap; decent roast not to funky; fluffy lace; nice balance that drank smoothly; mediium hints of the coffee. (#13)

3.2
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. Black. Opaque. Headless, laceless. Still. Roasty and chocolatey nose. Light, watery body. Big roasty, chocolatey mid-palate with some definite ash notes in there. Needs more body but tastes quite good.

3.4
riversideAK (6265) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Roasted aroma of coffee with a light sweetness. Dark brown pour with a tan head. Flavor is dominated by roasted malt and coffee. A moderated sweetness comes and goes. Pretty robust and roasty. Pretty good if you like coffee.


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