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style
RATINGS: 1026   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark brew, smooth and mellow, with a slight caramel flavor.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2005
(Bottle 35,5 cl) "Blach & tan", back here we call it "Half & half" - both terms cover the same blend of half Lager, half Porter. I suppose this is not blended but brewed as a Dark Lager more akin to a Czech such or a German Schwarzbier. Quite dark, lightly toasted malts with a pronounced, crisp dryness and some bitterness. Light notes of coffee and a touch of chocolate and...vanilla? Actually quite good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (23290) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2016
Sampled at the source. Dark clear brown color, light tan head. Aroma of lightly burnt toast. Taste has subtle cocoa.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18841) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2008
Bottle. Dark amber color, brownish head. Chocolate aroma, milk notes, cocoa and some cream. Chocolate flavor, quite malty and a bit too thin.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (16342) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 15, 2010
A: The pour is a dark, yet clear, mahogany color with a fluffy tan head. S: A bit of toasty and somewhat roasted malts and grains along with a mild sweetness. The lager portion seems to ruin the nose, to be honest. T: More of the same from the flavor. Just a mild roasted flavor and lots of grainy sweetness. Theres sort of a weird "off" flavor that I cant quite identify either, maybe a bit of metal? M: Light in body with far too much carbonation to be enjoyable. D: Pretty "bleh" offering here. The adjunct lager is really overdone in this beer and just detracts from any part of it that could be enjoyable.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (15727) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Its more of a black lager than a porter. Nose is malty. Taste is much the same. Rated 6/22/02

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14735) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 19, 2010
Bottle from Half Time. Pours dark brown with a foamy tan head. Dark roasted burnt malt with a treacle hint. Near medium body with lightly foamy carbonation. Flavor is not strong. Burnt/roast malt. Which seems to provide bitter in the finish. Decent drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (14100) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2005
Bottle. Pours dark brown color with an average light brown frothy head that slowly diminishing. Good balanced aroma. Medium body with a creamy fizzy texture. Light bitter sweet flavor with a medium finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13872) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 8, 2002
Eminently drinkable beer - perfect for when youre hanging out and arent actively tasting the beer. As noted by others, surprisingly good black and tan for a premix. The mild caramel maltiness balances the bitterness nicely. Some bitterness, but not enough to scare away anyone.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (13385) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and coffee.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lubiere (13382) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2005
Dark brown with a moka head. Light chocolate and grassy aroma. Sweet malt and boiled corn, no chocolate and light caramel. Light and boring.


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