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Acorn Old Moor Porter (Cask)

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Brewed by Acorn
Style: Porter
Barnsley, England

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular.
A full bodied victorian style porter with hints of liquorice. The initial bitterness gives way to a smooth, mellow finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1773) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Cask six chimneys Wakefield jdw. Red black colour mocha head and slight lacing. Aroma is chocolate coffee. Taste is similar some roasted malts + liqourice mild bitter finish medium body soft carbonated. Good stuff just as nice out of the bottle ever reliable acorn brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3578) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2013
On cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen in London. Chocolate on the nose. Creamy taste of chocolate. Nice and easy to drink and allot of flavour considering the ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
(Cask, Rainhill Beer Fest): Almost black colour with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, liquorice, nuts. Lots of roasted malt and nuttiness in the taste with notes of liquorice, nuts and dark fruit emerging towards the finish. Very nice porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - JUL 23, 2013
Dark, strong, thick, medium heavy. Nice smooth head. Flavours strong of liquorice followed by molasses sweetness. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3105) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2012
Cask by handpump at Three Judges, Glasgow - dark brown near black, thin beige head, roasted malt and liquorice aroma, similar flavours, bit smokey, good porter

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2386) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2012
(cask@Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell) Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts and liquorice. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4990) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2012
Cask at Kelham Island Tavern, Sheffield. Dark, almost black pour with a reddish hue. Big frothy tan head. Nutty aroma with a smooth malty liqourice taste. Little bitterness and nothing on the palate, just pure smoothness all the way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9960) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2012
Cask at the Cask, Pimlico - 19/10/12. Very dark mahogony brown approaching black with a decent tan head. Roast malt nose. Big roast malt taste, light chocolate and a little smoke. Medium bodied leading to a dry and roasted finish. A well made porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3545) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Retro review from Spring 2012 Wetherspoons Beer festival; deep black, great mouth feel, complex roast malts, one of the better ones from JDW.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1482) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2012
A nice thick black with a tan laced head, notes of liquorice and chocolate in the nose and taste. Mmmm very nice.


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