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Brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Porter
Leeds, England

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beesbeer (452) - - JAN 31, 2013
Absolutely average. Little aroma. Some smoke and liquorice flavours early on with horlicks malt and burnt sugar to follow.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1026) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from ASDA. Pours mahogany with a tan head. A pretty tasty porter with plenty of chocolate notes and a touch of spice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (2693) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle from Asda; dark brown pour with a big frothy beige head, sweet cocoa aroma, taste has cocoa, a hint sweetness, some leather, ok for a supermarket special.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (799) - USA - JUL 21, 2014
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought in adds, Wakefield. Pleasant porter with hint of chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4142) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from ASDA cons 2014-07-09 Uddingston, Scotland AR: baking chocolate, caramel, AP: reddish brow, stouthy brownish head F: wee bit watery, baking chocolate, caramel, liquorice, brown sugar, dry,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (614) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
500mp bottle from Asda. Colour is very dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roast malt and chocolate, flavour as the aroma.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrJamesMcEwan (35) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
Slightly weak smell, coffee, roast barley. Nice porter taste with chocolate but partly ruined by too much carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1171) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle asda. Black colour decent tan head great lacing. Aroma is mainly coffee abit o chocolate. Taste is same with roasted malts slight smokey dry bitter finish. Medium to thin body a bit too much carbonation for me. Not to my taste.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyLion (517) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Very dark beer with creamy brown head. Aroma of malt and coffee. Taste is malty, roasty with coffee. Quite bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mackeon (48) - - DEC 22, 2013
A very nice offering from Shepherd Neame. Very smooth, lovely, velvety mouthfeel, good carbonation, fine aroma, what does a good porter need more? Well, the label mine came with (not the one on the accompanying picture) was a bit cluttered, with maybe a tad too much suggestive ("rich, spice, chocolate") wording of the porter-cliché-kind. Don’t pay attention to it, this is a very good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3097) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2013
500ml bottle from Asda, Dunbar. pours dark brown with decent tan head. Lots of roasted coffee in the aromas, some caramelized sugar. Taste has a good roasted bitterness and more coffee. A little thin, but otherwise not bad.


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