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Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Porter
Leeds, England

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Bottle: Filtered
Made exclusively for the Asda supermarket chain by Shepherd Neame
A Porter of true character, made with only the finest malted barley for a firm, bitter flavour.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Flanfl (80) - USA - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle, very dark beer aroma of chocolate malt. Taste roasted and chocolate, smooth texture.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beth101 (528) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2009
From Asda. Very dark with an airy tan head strong malt aroma with a strong malt flavour a bit sickly.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2009
Bottled. Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is toffee, some earth, mild caramel, wooden and quite flowery hoppy notes. Flavour is quite the same. Also some nutty and chocolateish notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12329) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2009
Bottled (at Chriso, BB 07/2010). Dark nut brown, steady creamy beige head. Dark wood, some dark malts in the nose. Light coffee, some mentol-fruity hops, roasted. Toasted finish. This is also very Shep Neamish. Not bad, but not the most interesting English-style Porter either.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1324) - Brentford, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2013 (Clear glass bottle) Isn’t this stuff just ’Shepherd Neame’ Porter ? Anyway what ever the hell its agreeable -with its rich and bitter qualities -burnt things -probably malts . Good one considering its a lowly beer made by a boring brewery for ’supermarkets’.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5079) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2009
500ml Bottle - Very dark brown, almost black, with some red tinges. Light roasted malt aroma with some chocolate and coffee. Roasted taste with chocolate and a hint of coffee. Fairly smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (1801) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2009
Bottle. Real roasted malt aroma, good classic porter colour, malty with a very smooth texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2009
Deep, dark brown colour with thin creamy head. Some hop citric acidity detectable in the aroma. Flavour has masses of roasted malt and has a hint of coffee in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle, Black coloured beer with some average carbonation and a large brown head. Coffee and caramel roasted malty, rather strong sweet aroma. Full creamy palate. Finish is creamy, strong roasted caramel with some light spicy touches and a special strong ending.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2008
nice dark brown with a nose of burned toast. smooth feel with a coffee caramel taste and nice tobacco notes on tha aftertaste. bit of a lucky dip this one and for £1 whos complaining.


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