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Anspach & Hobday The Porter

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Brewed by Anspach & Hobday
Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & Keg; Rregular.
Our flagship, award winning porter. A beer that dominated London’s past reinvented for today.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RuNpali (51) - 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 (1357) - 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 (5442) - 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 (1137) - 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 (3498) - 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)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle from Cornelius. Black body with a thin beige head that gradually fades. Faint lacing. Aroma of nuts, rubber and vanilla. Flavour of roasted malt, dark chocolate and espresso. Thin body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Big malty flavour, just need to improve the head retention.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cimbasso (328) - - JAN 4, 2015
Sampled from a 33cl bottle. Bottle conditioned. A very tasty traditional-style porter. All the expected flavours are there - charred malts, espresso coffee, vanilla, dried fruits. The is a very tasty, well-flavoured beer. Good, long bitter finish. Highly drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2934) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
bottle, near-black with a thin tan head and a roasty, treacley, smoky, slightly yeasty nose. Roasty burnt-bitter palate with notes of liquorice, earthy hops, dry bitterness. Burnt bitter and burnt caramel finish. rich and tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mike_77 (3700) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
Almost black with a dark, creamy head. An almost earthy, roasted malt aroma. Texture is thick and luscious with a sparkle of carbonation. Dark roasted malts with a hint of coffee but also a fresh dry bite of hops adding a different element of bitterness to the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (804) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2014
Draught at Mother Kelly’s. Pours black with a small beige head with good lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is of roasted malt, chocolate, cacao, vanilla, coffee and dark sweet fruits. Body is above average and the carbonation soft. Long finish of roasted malt and coffee. Sweet and smooth. Very drinkable.


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