The beer pours deep black in color, just the slightest bit of dark brown on the top edge when held to the light. There is a short head of light tan foam. The aroma is dark roasted malt, light char, with a mineral, metallic tang like an English porter. The taste is dark roasted malt, char, some dark fruits, a bit of cold coffee, a bit of dark cocoa, all with the mineral tang. Nice flavors, but a tad watery in the mouth. An easy drinking porter.