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Brewed by Antares
Style: Porter
Mar del Plata - P. de Bs As, Argentina

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Josh's translation of the Spanish description: A classic English style. Antares Porter promotes digestion, in an abundant sea of foam, with notes of toasted malt and chocolately finish. In antiquity, doctors prescribed this beer, enriched with an egg yolk, for nursing mothers. Nowadays, many remember it for that reason, but prefer to enjoy the virtues of a malty palate accented with hops. With 5.5%abv, this beer is excellent with smoked meats and seafood.


Cletus' rating

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 7, 2007
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Smells smoky with lots of dark malt texture and some fruity elements. Tastes of pepper, some coffee, hints of roastiness and an underlying bitterness. Mouthfeel is on the thin side. Finish yields a weird aftertaste that can best be described as chewable aspirin. Not a fan of this one.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
p0e (12) - ARGENTINA - JUL 6, 2015
Botella de 500ml. No es el mejor exponente de una porter pero sigue siendo una buena cerveza.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Manslow (384) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 16, 2015
Butelka, pite w Argentynie, kolor głęboki,klarowny, piana gęsta trzyma się długo, goryczka dobra. Piwo dobre, pijalne.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (4183) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Draft pour as part of a flight at their taproom in buenos aires. Nothing great or bad. Smooth nutty and almond choclate notes. Smooth. Will have again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fakebeersnob (228) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - NOV 7, 2014
This is a beer that I think underlies the cultural aspects of taste. This beer is served cold. I mentioned how I drink my porters around 55-60 degrees (rough numbers) on average and my friends were stating anything that warm would be piss. So, I drank this as it was served. This had a roasted taste to it. Malty. A touch of sweetness. I recall it being granular for some reason and couldn’t place it. It was definitely a thin, watery beer though. I did want it to warm to get a better feeling, but drank it all before it got to the temp I am used to. For an Argentine beer, it was my fourth favorite. It was a really good beer for when I am down there, but to be honest - if I could buy it up here I would not.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
northropfrye (2812) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Translucent, thin, too pale, like they took a good porter and mixed it with too much water. A touch of creaminess to this but pretty bad over all.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
makenzi (39) - SLOVENIA - JUL 4, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2014 Bottle 0.5L @ Molly Mallone’s pub, Buenos Aires, Argentina; served to cold, at nearly freezing temp.! Dark brown colour with tiny beige head. Aroma is roasted, some coffe, but not much else. Flavour is roasted, coffee with subtile hop finish. Light body.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
A light and unassuming porter. Not particularly aggressive with a thin body. A good porter for someone who doesn’t like porter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Tap at Antares, Rosario Dark brown color, small beige head. Aroma has light toasted notes. Light-bodied. Light toasted malty flavor, weak hops in the finish. Plain but perharps good with food.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5131) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle at Borges & Alvarez Libro Bar, El Calafate. Dark brown with s good beige head. Roasted caramel aroma. Roasted and also some salty flavours. A little bit lightweight. Drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pfruttero (12) - PAMPA, ARGENTINA - SEP 27, 2013
Tiene aroma a malta tostada y algo de chocolate. Es de color marrón oscuro y la espuma es moderada y de color marrón claro. El sabor es a malta levemente tostada, con final amargo dejando un gusto tostado en la boca.


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