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8 Wired Barrel Aged Big Smoke Porter

8 Wired Barrel Aged Big Smoke Porter
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8 Wired Brewing
Formerly brewed at Renaissance Brewing

Style: Porter
Warkworth, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Our Big Smoke Porter, aged in American oak barrels for 3 months before kegging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ [ Edinburgh Danish Invasion Tasting) by cgarvieuk - Edinburgh ].

Clear dark brown colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, oak, smoke. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, oak, smoke. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120422]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
From tap at Mikkeller. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a thick, off white and creamy head. Aroma is wineous, mild smoked and dark roasted malty to chocolate. Dense malty,light tarish, smoked and dark roasted. Dry smoked and light tarish into a smoked finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (34334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2012
Draft. A pitch black beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of cofee, roasted malt, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of coffee, wood, roasted malt, and alcohol, leading to a dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of licorice, dark chocolate, dried fruits and oak. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate and dried fruits with notes of caramel, licorice, hops and oak. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23039) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2012
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty smoky woody aroma. Roasted malty woody smoky caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty smoky caramel finish with woody hints in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
bottle at The Danish Invasion tasting ...deep brown ... big off tan head .soft mellow meaty smoke nose ... way way way too fizzy ... juicy malts .. deep roast ... definite smoke ... little woodyness ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Draft at CBC 2013 - Copenhagen. Pours black with a creamy beige head. Meaty dark malts in the nose, hints of smoke. Big sweet flavor with moderate roast, smoke, minerals, cocoa, charred wood. Full bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Sweet finish with light sticky dark sugars, some charred malts, burnt meat, woody dryness. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18188) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Pitch black beer with a brownish head. Vanilla and oak aroma, woody, hay, peat notes, chocolate, licorice, raisins, whisky, some cocoa powder. Whisky flavor, vanilla, peat, dark chocolate, licorice, hay, cocoa powder, raisins, woody, grassy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2013
CBC. Black with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and smoke. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 040513

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
Sample @ CBC. Small head with short duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are vanilla, roast malt, wood, chocolate, coffee and earth.

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