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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Nate’s robust porter recipe incorporates British malts and hops creating a rich and dark flavorful porter with a hint of sweetness. The beer is so good he put his name on it!

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thedm (5881) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2016
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a extremely small sized head of foamy finely sized light brown colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a no visible carbonation opaque black brown colored body and a good lacing. The weak aroma was brown malt. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a strong roasted malt aftertaste. The ok flavor contained notes of sweet brown malt dark malt and hops. An OK brew just nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flatmatt (1496) - Northville, Michigan, USA - AUG 4, 2016
16 oz can. Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of molasses/brown sugar with cocoa. Molasses flavor, roasty coffee, sweet cocoa. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - JUN 19, 2016
Notes from summer. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, chocolate, and a light bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1470) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Pours a jet black with a tan foam head. Aroma is roast, coffee, chocolate, earthy hops, and light hints of dark fruit. Flavor is roast and coffee up front, with bittersweet chocolate and earthiness. Has a very light bitterness and a dry finish. Carbonation is soft and body is light. Very solid, enjoyable porter.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (2100) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2016
Dark brown color. Malt and hops are well balanced. Multi flavored with modest roast flavor standing out.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
CrimsonFox (8) - Harrison township, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2016 does not count
Pretty good Porter. Smokey flavor, Dark, earthy. Abit sweet at the end but, not overly so. Creamy head. Drinking from a 16 oz Can. Highly recommend.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (4860) - Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2016
16 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours nearly opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, toasted dark bread, light nuttiness, raisin, plum, licorice, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, toasted dark bread, light nuttiness, raisin, plum, licorice, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/spicy hop and roasted bitterness with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, molasses, toasted dark bread, raisin, plum, licorice, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitter/sweet balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from roast/hop bitterness that increases through the glass. Light-medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky/bready, and lightly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an outstanding English porter style! All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light-moderate fruity yeast/earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. This is very rich and complex for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackBeerPG (396) - Darien, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Taste: dark chocolate malts, rich robust, semi sweet. Black in color and opaque. dark roasted cocoa bean nose. Full body. Dark tan head with webbed lace. The full flavor of this porter went well my BBQ sandwich. 35 IBUs

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SG111 (1363) - New York, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Tap at Clubhouse BFD. Pours black. Beige head. Aroma is kinda weak. Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, kinda watery. Flavor is standard porter. But surprisingly bitter coffee finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (7146) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Sample at HopCat Detroit on 8/9/15. Darkest brown in color with a thick tan head. Aroma of malt, roast and light chocolate. Malty and chocolatey flavor with a dry coffee finish.


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