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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt. Eugene is a robust porter named after Eugene V. Debs, an American union leader and activist who led the Pullman Railroad strike in 1894. An assortment of Belgian specialty malts form a complex structure of toasted grain and caramel flavors. Dark chocolate malt makes this porter black as night and infuses it with its distinct intense, chocolate essence.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (5413) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Can from Findlay Wine Merchant. This is a nice porter. Pours a medium porter brown with a tan head. Nose is roasted malts, earth, chocolate, cocoa, and mild coffee. Flavor follows with roasted malts, chocolate, earth, some cocoa, and mild coffee with lingering earthy chocolate into the finish. Light/medium in body and really nice overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (1183) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Was an extra from markwisethanks, sir! Cant believe there isnt a photo of this on the database. I too cant believe I didnt try any Revolution stuff when I journeyed to Chicago. Can, regular sized. Pours a charcoal dark brown strongly resembling black, into that Red Sox pint Ive now used four times in my life. Its head is a khaki shade and is four fingers in length. Damn. Smells pleasantly of dark and milk chocolates, noble hops, almond butter, skim milk, cocoa, soybeans, ash, and caramel. First gulp: dark chocolate, soy, charcoal, hops, daisy flowers and molasses. Second gulp: salted butter, almond chocolate milk, German yeast and dates. Fuck this is good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5344) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Can, thanks a lot CanIHave4Beers. Pours pitch black with a slightly orange tinged tan head. Milk chocolate comes through in the nose like Whoppers candy. There is also some decent coffee roast. Caramel hides behind the other smells. Coffee is up front with the first taste. Then I started to get a little bit of malt and dark chocolate flavors. Tobacco and hints of peanuts are in the slightly prune like finish. A nice roasted porter, but that sweet type prune finish is a little off putting. Still, this is a fairly solid porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheArgoPirate (113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
12 oz can. Pours black with brown head. Good roasted aroma with a hint of alcohol. Moderate roasted malt flavor along with coffee and chocolate. Very smooth with no harsh bitterness and good body and carbonation. Roasted smoky hints in the finish. Very tasty brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10584) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Drank in the can thanks to salukialum. Pours a dark brown appearance with a creamy brown head. Rich dark chocolate, bakers cocoa, roasty maty, light vanilla aroma. A bit thin. Richly roasted chocolate malty, light coffee, a touch burnt flavor. Pretty tasty dessert beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (16347) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Sort of metallic aroma, plenty of roasted malt, coffee, and dark chocolate. A little bit grassy and lightly sweet from some toffee notes. Tastes of roasted malt and coffee for the most part. A little bit metallic, some grass, dark chocolate, and mild toffee and molasses sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (4014) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Traded can. Really nice porter. Lots of great chocolate and coffee like youd expect but also a hint of hops to balance things out nicely. Well done and easy drinking.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpreo (2779) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 28, 2012
This is a satisfactory Porter in my opinion. Lots of flavor, minimal carbonation. A good beer, made right, is a wonderful thing.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christpuncher (3034) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Not a big fan of porters and this was a typical one. Very chocolates flavor and dark brown appearance. Not somehow I would recommend to anyone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (3131) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Dark with a deep brown head. Aroma is dark malts, chocolate, lightly roasted malt, earthy hops. Medium bodied. Flavor has mild sweet chocolate, roasted malt, earth, some molasses. Didnt notice the 7% alcohol in this one. Real nice porter and one Im glad I have the rest of a six pack to finish.


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