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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonMoore (1875) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2005
Bottle. Very dark brown with a large tan head. Aroma has malts, chocolate and vanilla. Sweet roasted malts, chocolate and a dry bitter finish for the taste. Medium bodied, pleasant mouthfeel. Good porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2005
Dark black with traces of chocolate and vanilla. A complex and interesting beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29473) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 17, 2005
A pitch black beer with a small brown head. The aroma is very fruity and also contains notes of prunes. The flavor is sweet with notes of prune pudding, chocolate, and roasted bread. The end is dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4259) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2005
Thick looking black beer with a lightly coffee aroma and a quite bitter, dry and lightly roasted flavour. Overall quite a plain dry beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8156) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2005
Bottle Conditioned. Black with no head to speak of. Aromas are roast, sweet earthy malts with chocolate and floral hops. Flavours are dry, roast coffee with chocolate and more floral notes. Some smoky peat. Dry on the finish. A decent porter that doesn’t quite have the depth tha t is suggested by the alcohol percentage.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2005
Bottle. Black with small beige head. Malty with dark chocolate dominant. Also hints of cappucino and leather. Long finsh. Medium bodied with pleasent mouthfeel. Quite tasty but could be more chewy.


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