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RATINGS: 2429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A delicious, dark-colored, medium-bodied ale made with roasted malted barley. It has a creamy head and a very rich, yet smooth, malty flavor.
Bittering Hops: Nugget
Beginning Gravity: 14.5 Plato
Finishing Hops: Willamette
Ending Gravity: 3.5 Plato
Malts: Two-row Barley Malt, Caramel Malt, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt, Dextrin Malt

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
axl (803) - Lund, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2017
355ml bottle. Very dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma is chocolate, sweet malts, light milky coffee, light roasted notes, orange and blood orange. Taste is chocolate, roasted malts, coffee beans, caramel, orange and bloodorange. Smooth medium mouthfeel, light carbonation and clean chocolate malty aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zarrach76 (212) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JAN 5, 2017
Belle brune transparente avec de profonds reflets grenat et une trs grosse mousse ivoire bien dense. Nez trs malt, avec des armes de gteau de riz au caramel, de chocolat au lait, de cassonade, de meringue, de caf, de pruneau, de pomme cuite, de noisette, de miel... Texture trs ronde, douce, un peu trop sur leau. Alcool quasi-inexistant. Carbonatation faible. Lamertume est lgre, en retrait. Bonne levure cependant. Final sur lamertume et les armes malts (caf et cacao). Peu de sucres sur ce breuvage. Notes lointaines de bois (pin) et de cuir. Finalement cest une bonne porter juste gche par un palet et une texture bien trop sages... Bouteille 35.5cl, V&B Grenoble.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazka (92) - Milan, ITALY - JAN 4, 2017
S: coffee, roasted malt A: dark brown, blackish, creamy thin head T: full body, light bitterness, very long finish P: oily texture, low-med carb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luneylane (132) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - DEC 24, 2016
A bottle from City Super in the basement of Sogo at Zhongxiao Fuxing, drunk at home. Aroma: chocolatey with rather disappointing vinegary notes. Appearance: opaque, dark chocolate, minimal tan head. Palate: medium-bodied, rather thin, soft carbonation. Pleasingly roasted malt finish, regardless of the somewhat sour aroma. Taste: medium, falls between bitter and sour. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PugUglyBrewer (511) - - DEC 23, 2016
Dark brown color with amber at the edges. Light tan head of thin foam. Light chocolate and caramel notes with a roast character in the slightest, a very lightweight porter of both sound and substance.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (466) - Virginia, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Pours dark brown, some copper. Tan head. Roast coffee aroma. Lots of sweet malt flavor, cocoa. Smooth, carbonated mouthfeel. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puren (973) - Starogard Gd., POLAND - DEC 16, 2016
OCZY: czarne, bardzo obfita piana powolutku opada do chmury, nieźle zdobi szkło;
NOS: czekolada, rum, rodzynka, delikatny orzech włoski;
USTA: ciało niskie, nisko nasycone, gładkie, okrągłe, lekko wykleja podniebienie;
JĘZYK: kwaskowa paloność między kawą a kakao, orzech włoski, niska kakaowa goryczka;
OGLNIE: nienajgorsze, pijalne, choć niezbyt bogate; ciekawe są w nim nuty orzechowe.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Antzrhere (178) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2016 Bottle, JD Weatherspoon. Black with red tinge, white lacing that persists. Soft carbonation, medium body. Aroma is metallic, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is bittersweet dark chocolate, biscuit, roast and vanilla. As with all Sierra Nevada beers superbly balanced

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Michael27 (1649) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (,Hndlerliederung). Ein ziemlich perfektes Porter in Geruch, Geschmack und Aussehen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (3207) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - DEC 11, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2016 Bottle from beautiful beers. Dark copper to brown. Thin beige head. Light to medium sweetness and medium bitterness. Medium thin body. Aroma and flavour is caramel, cinnamon, liquorice, biscuit, light coffee


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