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

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3717) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 29, 2013
11.2 ounce bottle from my beer-of-the-month club. Pours almost black with a decent biege head. Aroma of malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and a touch of smoke. Pretty good.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Serving: Bottle from Total Wine Sterling. It pours a medium brown color with a medium head. The nose has nice roasted malt notes with a little earthiness. The flavor comes across as traditional. A light sweetness up front with a bit of roasted malt, light earthy hops, and mineral notes. Light to medium body with average carbonation. Serviceable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (334) - - JAN 6, 2014
Roasted coffee and a little vanilla from the malt. Lightly carbonated and a little grassy in the hops. Salty on the first taste but the sweetness grows. Ticks the boxes as a porter but not overly exciting.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (6286) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
[Bottle (11.2oz)] Pours a very dark amber-brown with a small diminishing frothy beige head. Somewhat nice aroma of dark chocolate, dark fruit and dark malt -- simple but pleasant. Watery flavour is also chocolaty along with roasted malt, light hops and a dry, short bitter finish. Light to average bodied. Too thin, a good but not great Porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10870) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Spicey. Average moderate bitter finish. lactose sweet. Average finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14243) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, chocolate, anise, thyme and hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11992) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, a little roasted malt and spicy. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 280314

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2841) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2013
12 oz. single, $2 at Binny’s. I’d think more people would’ve rushed for this one to be able to tick off the heretofore unobtainable Lebanon on their stats. My experience with beers made in both Israel and Palestine have found they didn’t travel well (in a friend’s luggage, anyway). But this has come over much better. A roasty malt smell, maybe more apt for a stout, perhaps. Black body with bubbles clinging to the sides like a cola, pours a thick head that dwindles away. Taste is also a bit more roasty than I expect for a porter, though not a stout. A little sweet, though. Mouthfeel is kind of light and thin. Still, many overseas beers without a lot of abv don’t come over here in this decent of a shape.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jrwhitney6 (332) - - 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

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 31, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Bottle->pokal. Deep brown with medium tan head. A: thin, with roasted malt, brown sugar, cocoa, burnt coffee. T: watery chocolate and coffee. Too watery.


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