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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A robust dark ale with plenty of roasted malt character. Coffee, chocolatey goodness with enough hops to balance. Put your 9th grade superstitious self aside and cross paths with this nimble beast. 13°

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3.2
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Draught at Blind Tiger, NYC - at Vermont Night. Murkey dark brown - offwhite head. Roasted. Chocolate. Nutty. Berries. Toasted. High malty. Fruity. Plain porter - Nice brown Ale.

3.3
jredmond (8342) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2012 Draft at blind tiger with max and Paul. Pours a deep, deep brown with nice light white lacing. Aroma is sweet malts, candy, spice, and cleaner. Mouthfeel is creamy with notes of coffee roast, sweet malts and woody roots.

3.6
pete4999 (1445) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2011
On tap at the Burlington location. I was surprised to see the low rating here...I thought this was pretty good, albeit simple. Smooth, silky, tastes of chocolate. Easy to drink and not too heavy.

3.2
jcwattsrugger (12471) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2009
on tap-pours a light tan head and brown color. Aroma is dark malt-molasses/cocoa powder, some earthy hops. Taste is medium malt-cocoa powder/slight roasty, some earthy hops. Towards medium body.

3.4
Lubiere (13995) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2009
A reddish brown porter with a thin creamy moka head. A good vanilla fudge aroma, with cave and butterscotch. In mouth, a nice chocolate malt, restrained and blended. Medium bodied. On tap at brewpub, Nov. 30 2008, with Sponge and Goldorak.

3.3
TaktikMTL (7829) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 28, 2009
En fût. Verre de dégustation chez American Flatbread (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Odeur de chocolat avec une pointe de café. Apparence: La couleur est brune foncée. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de chocolat avec une pointe de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de torréfaction en arrière goût. (Rating #2167)

3.1
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - DEC 14, 2008
Draft at the brewpub. Slightly smoky aroma. Reddish black body, tan head. Overly mild flavor, caramel and malts. Nice finish, but otherwise a disappointment.

3.6
santos999 (318) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2008
Thanks to Paul for bringing the growler! Pours a deep reddish brown with a nice beige head. The aroma is very roasty with nice chocolate and coffee notes. The taste is very full and satisfying – lots of roasted malts, coffee, and cocoa, with nicely restrained hop bitterness that pulls it all together. The mouthfeel is perfectly full and rich, but finishes clean. A damn fine, easy drinking porter.

3.1
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2008
Tap. Mild and drinkable middle-of-the-road porter. Roasty enough, hoppy enough, and cold enough. Nothing special but I enjoyed it.

3.5
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2006
Pours a nearly-opaque dark brown with a thin ring of tan head. Aroma is mild and lightly-roasted with a touch of English hops. Body starts with a semi-sweet toasty, then dry malty presence with a nice bittering balance. Has a smooth, yet full malty palate. A nice, easy drinking and flavorful porter.


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