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

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RATINGS: 64   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.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
beardedbarber (5) - - JUL 26, 2013 does not count
Roasted caramel, toasted bread taste. Very dark pour with a thin tan head. Alcohol and Coffee nose

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ryanmalkmus (17) - Fitzroy, AUSTRALIA - APR 11, 2014
Great example of a porter, big smooth mouthfeel and complex dark roasted character including chocolate and roasted nuts. Had one on tap recently with a distinctly vinegary finish so assume the keg was old. From the bottle it's fine, not a hint of the sourness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - OCT 8, 2012
330 ml Bottle picked up at Sam’s Beverage Shop in Beirut. Pours a dark thick brown almost black color with a fast to go brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, nuts and sweet wood. Taste is very complex and mellow but much like the aroma. Palate is smooth and leaves you wanting more. One of the best beers in the Middle East.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (4025) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Leather nose. Mahogany, headless. Medium body. Rich leather flavor, but surprisingly, no other nuances. Not a typical porter, but by now I have learned that this brewery doesn’t do typical. Unique and delicious.

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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4674) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2014
11.2oz bottle. Brown-caramel body. Thin beige head. Medium bodied, smooth and easy on the palate. Kind of like a schwarzbier. Nice cocoa schwarz.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13040) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle. Hazy brown color, small tan edge head. Aroma of coffee grounds. Taste is pleasantly roasty and light, easy to drink. My favorite ofnthe night.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours oily black with a very slight tan ring. No lacing. Overall very light carbonation. Aroma of light chocolate and fresh coffee grounds. Taste is sweet vanilla tinged coffee. It really lingers on the tongue. Not cloying at all. Very velvety mouthfeel. Easy drinking. Wish it finished a bit more dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (881) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19809) - 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.


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