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A robust, full-bodied porter, dark & rich with a deep red hue. Brewed with a hearty portion of chocolate malt in addition to added roasted malts. Northern Brewer & Willamette hops balance out the final character of this rich & hearty ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (16651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 26, 2016
On tap at Prescott, pours a deep dark brown with a reddish tinge and a small tan head. Aroma brings out light roast and dry cocoa powder. Flavour brings out chocolate upfront, followed by medium roast and a little coffee. A little jagged and messy, but works okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (13711) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a very dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is roast and chocolate. Medium mouth, rich malt, roast, chocolate, light dry finish, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12347) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2011
on tap-pours a light brown head and black color. Aroma is soft roasty dark malt. Taste is roasty/chocolate-dark malt, some earthy hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (12140) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2008
Growler acquired in trade with Sparky27 (thanks!). Poured a dark brown color with a medium sized off white head. Aromas of earthiness, roast, chocolate, and some smoke. Tastes of chocolate, light roast, earthy, and a light coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (11000) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 24, 2010
I am guessing this is what was poured at the AZ strong fest under a different name? It poured a super dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is all chocolate here. Tons of chocolate syrup and a light roasted flavor light up the tongue. I liked it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MartinT (9729) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 My Bottom Line :
Minerals and vegetals battle it out within the distraught raisins and molasses of this diseased, and usually - probably - well roasted Porter.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A ring of foam surrounds the dark brown.
-The finish is relatively dry; then again, its hard to tell if this was intentional.<br< -This bottle was only a couple of months old...
-Pickled tartness eerily smirks at the lost roastiness.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9567) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, brownish black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, roast, hints of earth into a bit of yeast, touch of coffee with a slight dark fruit note. Taste was a mix of cocoa, roast, coffee into some caramel, touch of earthy tones in a slight dark fruit, finishing sweet, slightly roasted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2011
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center Denver 18/09/2010 Some fruit aroma. Mid brown coloured and a little rich on the palate with a dry chocolate roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8508) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2014
On tap at the brewpub in Prescott where it pours with a nice mahogany looking body that has deep red edges and supports a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up sweetness mixed with chocolate and caramel malts as well as a thin ribbon of dark roasted maltiness. The taste delivers malts and a slight molasses sweetened dark roasted maltiness as well as a pleasing layer of chocolate. It then picks up sweetened coffee and a dash of brownie laced with a wafer thin layer of black licorice. This is a nice robust porter where the above average sweetness is balanced nicely by the roasty malt bill.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Braudog (6582) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2005
This is one of numerous ratings that I have found disappeared from my RateBeer inventory after comparing my lists. I dont recall it as very good, so Im rating it meiocre just as a placekeeper .. dont take my word for it.

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