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Alexander Black

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Brewed by Alexander Brewery
Style: Porter
Emek Hefer Industrial Park, Israel

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (7189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ fonefan
Pours clear dark brown with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long chocolate, licorice and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3435) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and weak prunes. A flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, prunes, sweets and weak sweets.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, a little roasted malt, chocolate and cocoa. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and roasted moderate bitter finish. 040714

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10755) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle, 7%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate,coffee, caramel, medium sweet, liquorice, hop and medium bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, chocolate, caramel, licorice notes, soy and hops. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9440) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, earthiness and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate and light earthiness with a smooth dry lingering roasty finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
25th May 2014
Tasting at the ever gracious ChrisO’s. Hazy deep red - amber beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is airy and light and slightly soft. Slightly sweetish cappucino. Trace of marmite. Touches of malt cream and dark fruits. Light dry finish. There is enough going on here but it still doesn’t quite take off.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19187) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2014
Bottled, thanks DSG! Near black, small head. Chocolaty nose with tobacco and chocolate. Mid sweet with full body and soft mouthfeel. Chocolate, cherry brandy, leather and tobacco. Mild soithing finish with balanced bitterness. Great stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zarkam (369) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 6, 2014
Based on notes from 032914. Dark blackish brown colour that is marginally transparent, large frothy mostly lasting light brown head, excellent lacing. Heavily malty roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate and mild coffee with a hint of licorice, moderate herbal and sprucey hops. Taste is initially moderately sweet and slightly bitter, turning into a slightly sweet and acidic and moderately bitter finish with a lightly astringent and burnt feel. Full body, creamy texture, lively carbonation. A very nice porter, personally I prefer a bit more complex hoppiness, but certainly in the top ten I’ve tasted.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (2449) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle, thnx to Tomer. Pours a very dark beer with a small beige head that settles quickly into a small ring. Aroma of vague chocolate, malts and coffee. Flavour has bitter chocolate, some caramel and has a touch of sweet malts in there. Medium long, bitter aftertaste. Decent brew.


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