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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A rich, chocolaty English Porter with a clean finish. We use the finest floor-malted Maris Otter malts from England, the same malts used for the best single-malt scotch. A portion of malted rye gives a spicy, slightly dry finish. OG: 14.40 Plato FG: 3.8 Plato IBUs: 28 SRM: 29 5.7% abv

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - APR 7, 2012
Clear red brown color with thin off white lacing. Great notes of chocolate and rye on the nose. The rye and chocolate come through in an interesting way on the palate making this a beer that would kick ass with some stew. Football, Fall, and this Beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
peteinSD (1468) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle from Sean - thanks! Pours dark but slightly transparent held to the light with only a ring of tan foam for a head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, slight ash, and a bit of an underlying gum note which I do not care for. Taste is minimal roast, slight chocolate, light and generic sweet malt, and some more of the gum off-flavor. There is some rye spice in the finish. Mouthfeel is watery. I was really excited about this beer and it was a let down all the way around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (8668) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 10, 2012
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. Light roasted malty aroma with a light sweetness. The flavor has light roasted malts, some light rye malts, a hint of sweetness, and light floral hops. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (6138) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2011
(12oz bottled January thanks to Cavie) clearish ruby-brown with a creamy tan soapy head. Nose of rye, milk chocolate, and graham crackers. Taste of rye, cream, milk chocolate, and chocolate wafers. Huge flavor, body is near perfect, very creamy with a chocolatey finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - SEP 29, 2011
12 oz bottle in trade with C. Bishop in tenn into half pints. Smells of some dark malts with a little vanilla caramel and coffee. looks almost black. light brown smallish head in half pint glass. Tastes like a lovely blend of dark malts over an and active palate thickness. some rye spices to enhance complexity. Overall 6.5 of 10.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2684) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Tasted on 9/22/11 from a 12oz bottle purchased at Midtown as a part of a Yazoo mixed 12 pack. Pours a nearly black dark brown with a thick light tan head that slowly recedes to thin, uneven lace. The nose is full of dark and creamy milk chocolate, freshly roasted coffee, and just a very light hint of spices that I associate with rye malt. The flavor is the same as the nose with the creamy milk chocolate, dark chocolate, freshly roasted coffee, rye spices, along with just a hint of vanilla. The body is medium with lively carbonation and a long dark chocolate, roasted coffee, and light vanilla finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2011
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a mahogany body with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, light coffee, and caramel. Flavor of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and grass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2011
had this on draft at the yahoo taproom, poured dark with a nice head. Tasted of roasted malts and chocolate, this is a nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBoxer (2613) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Draft. Deep brown color almost black, head of a stout. Malty, nutty and chocolate. Really a fine porter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabic (471) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - AUG 18, 2011
Ar: Low-intensity burnt notes - charcoal and chocolate. Ap: Deep brown, almost opaque - medium coffee-tan head with good retention. T: Char and coffee up front - malty and sweet with some deep caramel notes - light blueberry esters in the background - fairly low bitterness P: Medium-bodied and very silky and rich - finish is medium-dry. O: A very nice porter - mouthfeel is really spot-on, rich without being sweet or cloying.

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