ordybill (1758) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2017
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Pooler, GA. The appearance is a pitch black color with a huge brown head. The aroma is roasted malt. The taste is big on malt and very flavorful. An outstanding porter.
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Cask, JDW, 4th April 2008. Pure black with no carbonation, this has a strong roasted malt aroma and an excellent flavour of chocolate, dark malt and liquorice. Very soft on the tongue too. A very, very nice dark porter. DalzAle (2037) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Can. Dark black pour, a little lacing and a nice roasted dark malt and peat & chocolate aroma. Flavor is outstanding, rich velvety chocolate, dark malt, earthy peat and a little sweetness on the finish. I’d buy the hell out of this if it wasn’t $6/can. 77ships (9827) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2015
Can @ Van Moll Brewpub. I can make zero sense of the date at the bottom of the can. Black, solid big mocha head. Nose is powdery mocha, sweet chocolate, big soy sauce but complimentary, pleasant mixed with lots of sugar. Taste is herbal sweet coffee, powdery, caramel, cheap chocolate syrup, plenty of sugar, coffee, caramel, toffee, low soy sauce (complimentary), creamy very easy to drink. Lovely, smooth, really nice, drinks well. Great stuff. davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Can 330ml. Great beer. Aromas of apple, milk chocolate, and caramel. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, average duration. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Dark brown, with a frothy head.
kaups (29) - ESTONIA - NOV 20, 2014
Can @De Tolly joogipood, Tartu, Estonia. Pours with active brown head that reduces quickly. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, slightly coffee. Taste of strong dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, mild bitterness. Near perfect porter. Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Originally reviewed: 5/11/09. Pours a deep black, very thick. Nice two-finger tan head resting on top. Retention is weak, and there’s some spotty lacing, but not much. Smell is sour at first, but then gives way to a nice roasty scent with hints of cocoa and espresso.
Very nice creamy mouthfeel on this. Smooth velvet coats the mouth. Right off the bat, there’s a big metallic twang on the mouth. This recedes and becomes a roasty chocolate and bready flavor. This is very drinkable. I could drink these all night. I was very impressed with this porter, from a can no less. Recommend. Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Can pours nice and dark with nice firm mocha head of nearly creamy foam. The aroma has a fun mix of bold malts, roasted malts, molasses, coffee and a bit of chocolate. Smells great. The taste is similar with roasted malts heading into dark roasted malts and molasses. It gets a little coffee and chocolate like to midway and into the finish. This is a toasty roasty robust porter. Yummers. I’m lovin’ this. olsvammel (7225) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
Can from Systembolaget. Deep smell with creamy dark chocolate. Taste is also deep and full with dark chocolate, hard toasted bread and something that makes me think of milk chocolate. Full body. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel. shoulderbroken (4255) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 10, 2011
Can bought from Bic Camera! Branded as National Trust. Pours extremely dark brown black with frothy beige gold head. Aroma is smoke spice and bitter coffee. Taste is dark chocolate, strong coffee with a bitter finish. Slight creaminess. Spiciness lingers at the end. Lovely. Possibly a bit thin inthe mouth but this is just a quibble. Has the oiliness you would expect though. Having something this good out of a can from a camera shop is pretty amazing.