Oakes (18851) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2017 DeadGirl (478) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft at Russian River Brewing (Santa Rosa, CA): Pours out a transparent medium brown/garnet red, topped off with an off-white fluffy head. Nose of dark cocoa bits, pine hops, roasted bready malts, and lightly toasted grain. Moderate carbonation. Medium-bodied. Rich flavors of dark toffee, ripe fruit notes, and creamed coffee. Cream and light bitter notes share the stage for a smooth finish. Drinkability: A classic porter that’s extremely easy to drink. Pairing: Smoked ham, BBQ prime rib. Rebuy: Yes. #354 on 31032010, DG.
Dark brown. Has a nice cocoa nose. Touch of chocolate, soft and sweet. Ok porter, pretty drinkable actually. AgentAle (1812) - Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2017
Aroma is roasted oats, licorice and toffee. Nice roasted body with great balance. Finishes quite smoothly. PorterPounder (8290) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2017
Santa Rosa, Ca - on tap at Russian River, Deep, dark purplish black pour, light bubbly khaki colored head. Aroma of chocolate, creosote, and some trailing nuttiness. Full-bodied flavor, hints of chocolate, some anise seed, a touch of topsoil grittiness, Thick, rich mouthfeel. Rating #1 of my 2017 Northern California vacation, dnstone (3544) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JUN 5, 2017
Pours a deep brown with a nice soft off white lacing head. Light roasty aroma and flavor.
Notes: on tap at the brew pub, June ’17 vtafro (7444) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2017
Draft. During my bachelor party long weekend in the san francisco area, sixth stop(day 1) RR. Dark pour with light head. Nice bodied, roasted, coffee, chocolate, toffee tones.
rouhlas (3784) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - MAR 20, 2017
From tap at the brewery. Dark brown almost black color with beige brown head. Roasted malty aroma, caramel, chocolate, coffee. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation. back (2243) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2017
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@ DSG (15237) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 21, 2017
[1/26/17] Draught at Russian River Brewing in Santa Rosa. Dark brown. Chocolate, nuts, caramel, roast. Sweetish, bitter finish. darbeer75 (991) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Aroma: roasty and sweet; Appearance: very dark amber with thin white head; Taste: very nice roastiness; smooth; Palate: heavy body; Overall: a nice porter. Would get again. wombat23 (1785) - Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2017
Draft at the source. Dark brown, beige head. Aroma of coffee and dark malts. Taste is coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, nuts and brown bread. Excellent.