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Acorn Old Moor Porter (Bottle)

Brewed by Acorn
Style: Porter
Barnsley, England


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Bottle: Filtered.
A full-bodied Victorian style porter.Dark brown/black in colour,roasted malts impart a chocolate flavour,with a hint of coffee to complement the background hoppiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2454) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle from morrisons. Deep Amber almost black colour with a thin off white head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, and biscuit. Taste is mid sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (510) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
OK if not memorable porter pours well nice malt biscuity taste but nothing to get excited about nice long lasting head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle from York Beer & Wine. Pours mahogany with a cream head. Nice chocolatey malt aroma. The flavour has lots of chocolate too. Mild spice and a touch of aluminium. Very good over all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1319) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2014
500 mL bottle into a pint glass. Black with a yellow brown bubbly head. Lovely mocha aroma. Roasty, chocolate and coffee notes - its tasty. A really good porter - recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Artichoke (86) - California, USA - APR 15, 2014
No head. Dark cherry, malt nose. Roasted burnt caramel, light lingering sweet finish. Satisfying, not complex, and not cloying as other sweet porters. Solid and at 4.4 abv I could session all day. Great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2911) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2014
330ml bottle. Nice roasted flavours complementing a great porter blend. Will look out for this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (3043) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle from Asda. Clear, dark, conker brown. Bubbly, but lasting, beige head. Liquorice. Cocoa. Prune. Light ash. Taste is ash dry. Date sweet, too. Some rum and raisin chocolate on the palate. Dry finish. Some bitterness at the end. Acorn do know how to brew a tasty, dark beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2530) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Black red coloul tan head low retention. Aroma is cocoa. Taste is chocolate coffee some fruit and roasted malts sweet bitter finish. Nice body and mouthfeel prickly carbonation. Good stuff from the ever reliable acorn brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (5327) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - AUG 2, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear darkest brown with average, creamy to frothy, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Minimally sweet and roasty dark malt aroma, a touch of coffee. Very soft palate. Taste is minimally sweet dark malty with dry, roasty notes, a touch of chocolate and a constant bitter hoppy overtone. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1770) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2012
500ml bottle - pours black with a respectable white head that laces down the glass. Espresso aroma, smoky and liquorice first taste, with an oily mouthfeel. Bitter after taste that holds for well over a minute a sip. It deserves a chance if you see it and are wondering "should I buy it?"... I would.

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