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Arbor Coal Scuttle Porter (Cognac Barrel)

Arbor Coal Scuttle Porter (Cognac Barrel)
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Brewed by Arbor
Style: Porter
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Cask, Keg and bottle Conditioned; Special.
Cognac barrel aged for 10 months. Only 210 bottles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours clear brown with a beige frothy big head. Aroma is sweet candy, roasted malt, mild licorice, cocoa, rubber and oak. Taste is light+ sweet, light bitter and very light sour. Body is near medium, texture is is mild creamy, carbonation is moderate. Finishes sweet with licorice and a minor sour note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26209) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of caramel and dried fruits. Fruity and light roasted flavour of caramel and dried fruits. Light roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (11411) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Bottled. Dark brown coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma. Sweetness, roast, chocolate, cocnac, spice. Flavour. Cocnac, spice, light roast, alcohol, chocolate. Meidum bodied. Ends roasted and sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Flaske, 50 cl. Tak til Papsøe. Flot øl. Rødbrun, klar med et imponerende, frodig, cremet lyst beige skum. Ikke meget aroma, men vage cognac-noter. Lidt træ. Cognac’en er tydeligere i smagen, bismag af sure gummisko. Savner noget power og noget roast, synes jeg. Savner også lidt balance. Cognac’en fylder lige rigeligt i munden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34708) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Bottled. A brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of cognac, wood, alcohol, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, cognac, and wood, leading to a dry woody finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2013
1st January 2013
Opaque black - brown beer with a good pale tan head. Nice mellow cognac and dark malt nose. Palate is light and semi dry. Smooth and easy going dark malt. Trace of wood. Very nice sweet and mellow cognac. Whisper of spicy ester. Semi dry finish. Quite simple for BA beer but this works well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2013

Bottle 500ml.

[ Trade by madmitch76 ]. Clear medium red brown colour with a small to average, frothy - fizzy and open, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, burnt, coffee, wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, burnt bitter, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130405]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12720) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle thanks to Leighton. It pours deep ruby with a medium beige head. The nose is mellow....roasted malt, earth, toast, vanilla, coconut and wood. The taste is roasted malt, earth, bitter bite, wood, cocoa, cognac, alcohol warmth, spice and a touch of burnt plastic with a dry, bitter finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Easy drinking and mellow. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7070) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. Cheers to Leighton for the super .rar Arbor tick. The pour’s deep brown with a small head. The nose is roasted apple, charred wood. Chocolate. Somewhat grainy. The taste is apple fruit leather, some honey. Burnt brown sugar. Soft chewy toffee, sweet malts. Hints of jammy forest fruits. Medium body, smooth. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18745) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, London. Enjoy the rarity, friends. Pours clear, deep brown with red highlights, and a good, firm beige foam head. Dusty chocolate in the nose, some dark candies, hints of toasty toffee. Medium sweet flavor, lots of dry wood, some hints of earth, dirt, light alcohol, baking cocoa. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Quite dry to finish, charred wood, further baking cocoa, subtle roast, dirt. Quite mellow overall with nice flourishes here and there.

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