Oakes (19755) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 27, 2017
Salem breweries are competing for the least creative beer names, I see. Dark brown, roasty, toasty palate. Chocolatey, a balanced, straightforward no bullshit porter.
bpreo (3057) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 29, 2017
Santiam’s Coal Porter, not to be confused with Cole Porter, who my girlfriend had no idea was a real person. PorterPounder (8446) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Salem, Or - on tap at Santiam. Licorice black pour, khaki colored head, on cask. Aroma has some licorice a touch of coffee, Flavor runs aloing the same line, coffee is prominent with a touch of chocolate, hits of licorice in the back end, Smooth mouthfeel. Dogbrick (14461) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Sample at the tap room. Dark brown color with a medium beige head that diminishes steadily to a film. Small patches of lace. Smoked malt, coffee and hops in the nose. Medium body with a roasty malt and coffee character, with some earthy hops in the background. The finish is mildly smoky with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall. Marheb (6359) - MontrÃ©al, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2016
(En fût à la source): Lactose, amandes, corps très mince, finale torréfiée et cendrée. Correcte, sans plus.
Reid (2722) - Salem, Oregon, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Cask at the brewery tap-room. Imperial pint.
absolutely black beer with a lovely creamy cask head!
Roasty , toasty malt aromas..with some cream in the back.
Taste the same as the aromas..bitter black chocolate and molasses with a dollop of double cream coffee...
Great smooth mouth feel..to be expected with cask.
A nice smooth porter and very drinkable.. douglas88 (9897) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2014
On cask at 3 mugs. Pours a pitch black color with a tiny white head. A smoky roasted nose, licorice. The flavor is somewhat sour roasted metallic malts, dark fruit, plum. OK. Might be suffering from an infection. pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2014
On draught at santiam - pours very dark brown with small head that clings to side of glass. Nose of roasted malt, smoke. Taste primarily of roasted malt. Dry finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2014
On draught at Santiam Brewing. Slightly opaque black color. Aroma is mostly roasted malts and hints of dark chocolate. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate, and roasted, toasted malts. Finishes with a chocolate cherry note. dereksup (13) - - JAN 14, 2014
Toasty malts, pretty bitter, but that's to be expected. Malty, nutty roasty