Cask,special; Freestyle Fridays #1
Most Fridays, after a busy week brewing our regular beers, we like to have a bit of fun and come up with something a little different. And we usually make it up as we go along! This one is a session porter brewed with 30% smoked malt.
stravale (2495) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from West Country Ales
Black..no light through.frothy tan head...dissipated to thin layer
Aroma - Smoked roasted malts - not too much...light bacon...bit of burnt wood.
Taste - Light smoked malts..dark malts...dark chocolate...molasses...bit fruity in the background...light smoked wood....plenty of flavour for 4%
Palate - soft carb...thin to medium body...smooth...moderate smoky. Finish as main flavour with a lingering light smoked bacon that is considerably subtler than a rauschbier.....roasted malt..and a bit woody
Overall - A tasty well made moderate smoked porter for 4%
downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Corks, Bristol. Dark brown with a decent tan head. Sweetish aroma of milk chocolates and truffles, with a hint of smoke. Flavour of bitter chocolate and black coffee, with a dry, charred finish. Very good.
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