Maris (1573) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2017 Lunkie (1956) - Glen Iris, - JUL 16, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Herbal chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown colour good head and lacing. Smooth chocolate vanilla nutty flavour. Smooth lingering palate.
From a 500ml bottle on 7/5/2017 (shared by Butz with thanks). Pours dark dark brown with a small head. Has a mild slightly roasty nose. The flavour features some chocolate and a good dose of vanilla, with a moderate bitterness at the back Full bodied with average carbonation. A solid, line and length porter. StevieT (2016) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2015
From a bottle. Pours thick with minimal head, vanilla hints on the aroma, medium body and with lingering dark chocolate flavours. floydian1 (1478) - FNQ, Australia, - SEP 23, 2015
Draught in Melbourne. A nice sweetish porter with notes of vanilla, earth, roasty malts, and cafe latte. Finishes dry and lightly bitter. Medium bodied with an oily texture. I get none of the advertised smokiness. Appears deep reddish brown with a light tan head.
hawthorne00 (4069) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma as advertised: mocha with plenty of vanilla, a little grass too. Medium bodied. Sweet and a little iced chocolate syrupy, some light roast, vanilla, coffee. But there’s enough bitterness and a punch of pepper along with some grass to stop it from being a confection. Solid beer. Westkyoto77 (636) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 30, 2015
Tap at Tsubu. Deep mahogany black with a fine, short-lived cream head. First sips give dark choc, vanilla and light toasted coffee. A tad slick and mediciney. Not a bad quaffing porter, but not overly deep or rich.
Patersoi (165) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2015
Head dissipates quickly. Subtle vanilla and malty choc flavour with a burnt and smoky finish. Wont be a repeat purchase
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ShaneJ (898) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle from Beer Cartel (June 2014). Black with creamy tan head, chocolate milk, sweet vanilla bean, medium body, slick texture, dry bitter finish, mildly smoky aftertaste. Nice. Ngejo (1000) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle. Black, minimal head, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish. fletchfighters (1553) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2014
500 ml bottle
Black with hints of ruby, light tan head that falls to a collar.
Nose is vanilla, coffee, earth, roasted malts, and milkshake. A touch sweet smelling.
Well balanced beer. Goes between vanilla, coffee, roasted malt, caramel, and chocolate. Slightly earthy taste. Nicely done beer KeefOz (1890) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
Draught at Alehouse 24, Yamanto. Poured an opaque black with a brownish edge tint. Had a few light tan bubbles for a collar that laced poorly. Aroma of dark sweet chocolate, roasted grain and subtle vanilla. Taste sweet with roasted grain, subtle vanilla, sharp bitterness and a hint of burnt bitterness on the after-taste. Medium body. Semi-smooth (not creamy), dry and a long subtly burnt wood finish. Nice.