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Anspach & Hobday The Porter

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Brewed by Anspach & Hobday
Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & Keg; Rregular.
Our flagship, award winning porter. A beer that dominated London’s past reinvented for today.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwik-lime (1501) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Really drinkable, great example of the style with chocolate, coffee, vanilla, roasted malt, a hint of caramel and a pleasant bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (581) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, Pours almost nontransparent black liquid, small creamy brown head, Aroma: espresso, dark chocolate, cherries, plums, wood, Taste: light to medium sweet, medium bitter, light sour, dark chocolate, espresso, cherries, Palate: medium body, creamy texture, average carbonation, long espresso chocolate finish, Overall: roasty and chocolate notes, fruity, well balanced, bitter, very drinkable, enjoyed, one of the best porters I ever had.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (766) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2015
On tap at the craven, a fantastic porter, full of coffee and chocolate notes, one of my favourite styles, and this is one of the best.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (1398) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Gravity cask at the Cambridge Beer Festival 2015. Dark, almost black, with a loose tan head. Roast coffee and pitted fruit in the aroma. Sweet and naughty taste: liquorice, alcohol and burnt toast. Surprisingly bitter finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Nice. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (9355) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2015
On tap at Anspach & Hobday, pours black with a small tan head. Nose brings out roasted malt and cocoa. Flavour is fairly robust, with cocoa, roasted malt and a little espresso. Robust and full-bodied for a porter. Very good stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RuNpali (59) - FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Completely black beer, thick dark beige head. A worderful aroma with roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. The taste is bitter with coffee and chocolate. Could be a bit sweeter. Body is full, carbonation is very good. A very good porter! Yammy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1734) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
7.2.2015. Keg. Pours black. Aroma is roasted malts, leather, chocolate. Taste is roasted dark malts, dark chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6345) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2015
330ml bottle from cornelius. Pours jet black, thin beige head. Aromas of leather, prunes, dark chocolate. Taste is light roast, coffee, chocolate. Rich, velvety texture, dark bitter chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1258) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle at home, 13th March 15. Good ash and bitterness, overall a good porter. Slightly sweeter as it warmed up. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3713) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
Black colour, off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, coffee, roasted malts and vanilla. Sweet malty flavour, lots of caramel, hint of coffee. Sweet finish, caramel.
(from draught @ the brewery, RBESG 2014 Bermondsey tour)


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