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Brewed by Alcazar
Style: Porter
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generally only available bottled (filtered). Has appeared occasionally in cask. Part of the Sherwood Forest range.
This is a smooth flavoured, Robust Porter with a fine balance of English malts and hops, hints of chocolate and vanilla, dark in colour with medium hop character.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2007
Again heavy stuff from Alcazar: Bottle: Pitch black with a bubbly fast disappearing head. Sweet vinous, roas, liquirice, coffee. Soft mouthfeel - though body is very thin. Sweet , sugary/vinous. Tasty for a 6% porter!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Pours a hazy, dark brown with an orange glow and a small, beige head. Some smokiness in the nose. Rather full-bodied with sweetish, roasted malt and a whiff of peaty smoke and some coffee accents. The bitterness is discreet. Pleasant. 030807

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sofajoern (146) - DENMARK - APR 26, 2007
Lovely looking deep reddish brown, almost black brew with a nice bit of tan head. Huge aroma of chocolate, vanilla roasted malts. Flavour is quite sweet, with coffee notes more to the front than in the aroma - very nice roasted aftertaste and quite pleasant palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10129) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2007
It’s an almost black porter with a nice creamy, moderate head. The aroma has notes of coffee and chocolate. The flavour has light sweetness and notes of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and a little hint of sourness. It’s light but nice and smooth porter. 1698

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MiP (13513) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2006
Bottle, 6.0%. The aroma has a little cardboard. Almost black colour. The flavour starts off OK, but turns a little sour. Has a good roasted aftertaste, but the sourness ruins it for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2006
Deep reddish, brown colour with a tan head. Roasted malty, coffee bitter aroma with a light chocolate sweetness. Roasted coffee bitter flavor with some chocolate sweetness. Light dry and roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2006
Bottle. Black coloured with a beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and coffee. Roasted flavour of caramel and coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2006
Bottle. Almost black colour with a medium beige head. Roasted, chocolate, coffee aroma and taste. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (2993) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2006
(Bottle) Pours dark red/brown. Dry cocoa aroma with a light smokeyness. Dry flavour with cocoa and roasted malt. Hints of smoke. A tiny bit sour. Small to medium body. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19214) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2006
Bottled. Clear dark brown. Strong cocoa aroma. Dryish and fairly soft with some tobacco and chocolate. Medium bodied. Diminated by intense cocoa flavour all the way through to the tarry finish. Interesting and tasty, although perhaps not very complex.


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