2015 BJCP Category: 20A American Porter (thanks to Sacha and Mary for this bottle!)
AROMA: Dark malt, some milk chocolate, dark fruity esters. 9/12
APPEARANCE: Opaque black proper, no highlights. Small tan head evaporates quickly. 1/3
Mostly standard porter palette. Some dark malt; cola-like taste.
Lightly sweet. Faint roasted malt. No fruit flavor. Slight metallic
MOUTHFEEL: Light/medium body. Mouthfeel is noticeably thin. Clean finish. 2/5
IMPRESSION: Most likely this is an old bottle as it has all the makings
of a traditional porter, just in restrained quantities. 5/10
TOTAL SCORE: 29/50
DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.