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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English Style Robust Porter with a West Coast twist, Carob and Maple are added into the Kettle. First Gold Hops are added just to balance the Malt Sweetness. Organic Pale, Munich, Chocolate, and Caramel malts comprise the Grain Bill.

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3.4
jtclockwork (17101) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Draft at brewery. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of roast chocolate, vanilla cookie, light toast and light alcohol. Medium body.

3.5
italarican (1549) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Taster at Wedge while losing a game of cornholin’. Some mild chocolate notes with maple sweetness. RC cola notes finish it out a bit aggressively. Fairly good overall.

3.5
jbruner (5124) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 9, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2014 Pours a translucent brownish black on tap ugh fluffy tan head that dissipates to leave moderate lace. Aroma of nice chocolate and a slight roast hidden by the English yeasty esters. Taste follows, creamy chocolate. Light carbonation and creamy on the mouth.

3.3
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap with Breau. Pours a black appearance with a tan head. Abide, grape, fig, dark fruity aroma. Moderately sweet. A bit tangy flavor. Grape & plum. Strange but OK.

3.8
drsordr (2798) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Draft at brew pub cola begin with ruby hue. Nose mild roast and chocolate. Taste sweet up font, followed by hop presence, then roast and chocolate. Roasty bitter finish. A little thin on mouth feel.

3.8
Strykzone (7586) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Pint at the brewery. Very dark brown wirh red. A nice tan head. Big bold chocolatey with roasted coffee. Fruity hops. Earth along with light bitterness. Really nice.

3.8
Kinz (3786) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Beer #20 Asheville trip. Pours a very dark brown that looks black initially. Aroma is mostly chocolate, a hint of mild coffee with a good shot of cream in it. Flavor matches. Rather similar to the oatmeal stout, just not quite as smooth on the palate. Does any brewer in this town make a bad porter?

3.5
magsinva (1423) - Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Tap at the Wedge - pours clear dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is maple, chocolate and malt. Taste is sweet lingers to dry. Overall, nice!

3.4
DiarmaidBHK (5716) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Draft at Wedge. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Slight chocolate on the nose and I’m also getting a bit of the maple. Solid maltiness on the tongue. Finishes clean. This should be great for sessioning.

3.7
nickd717 (4842) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 20, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown in color with a small khaki head. The aroma has caramel, milk chocolate, and maple syrup. Smells really nice. Excellent flavor with notes of burnt sugar, maple, and chocolate with just the right sweetness level. Just a touch of coffee. More chocolatey and less roasty than the oatmeal stout.  Dry finish with medium body and average carbonation level. Very good stuff, another winner from Wedge.


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