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Brewed by 961 Beer - Gravity Brewing
Style: Porter
Mazraat Yachoua, Lebanon

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 961 Porter is a take on the traditional Engish beer that originates from the pubs of London. The Porter is brewed in the classical manner, using dark roasted malts with a rich addition of Crystal malts, and is hopped with English varieties. This beer, with 5.6% ABV, has complex aromatic notes of caramel, coffee, raisins, chocolate, nut and toast.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops, yeast.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jrwhitney6 (308) - - JUN 28, 2013
Pours a dark black. Nose of some coffee. Taste of some coffee and chocolate, and some bitterness on the finish. A little watery, and not great balance - an average porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Chocolate malts on the nose. Pours black with an off white head that dissipates quickly. Roasted coffee and chocolate flavors, the body is a bit thin but over all its pretty good. Cool story of how they got started too.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (3939) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
11.2oz bottle in an English pint. Pours dark brown with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, light chocolate and smoky notes, plus a hint of bitter malts. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent porter.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Greavsie (8) - - JUN 6, 2013 does not count
The colour of black coffee (so more sort of dark brown than black), nice malty nose and the flavour of a really good chocolate malt milkshake. Very drinkable indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2013
Bottled, thanks Bierkrug! Near black, small head. Rich coffee aroma. dryish with medium body and soft mouthfeel.Nicely roasty with lots of coffee and figs. Mid bitter finish. Tasty anmd well made.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7388) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Thin bodied, metallic flavors but nice cocoa and peat flavors, it isn’t too bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11530) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2013
33cl bottle. Small beige head that mostly dissipates atop cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, caramel, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, cocoa/caramel, some roast, earthy. Light-medium body, some stickiness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine Sterling. Pours black with very little head. Has a bit of floral on the tongue. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. Has a little bit of roasted malt on the tongue. Blah!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (878) - Virginia, USA - APR 20, 2013
bottle from TWM Sterling - I didn’t know what to expect with this one, but found myself pleasantly surprised. It had a bit of the malty soy sauce thing going, but I quite liked it.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (863) - Friona, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2013
Pours a dark brown with a light creamy/boozy head. Aromas of smoke, light coffee, and fruity hops behind the upfront malts. Flavors of light smoke, light wood, and a slight grassy hop undertone. Watery on the palate, lightly sweet, lightly bitter and leaves a nice medium smoke aftertaste. Not to complex. The smoke stands out the most of all the other elements.


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