jvhemert (329) - Edinburgh, - JAN 4, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
AROMA: toast, roasty, hint of coffee, chocolate,
APPEARANCE: black, minimal head,
TASTE: medium bitterness, lightly sour,
PALATE: light body, thin feel, lively, bitter, dry
OVERALL: little to know aroma, has hints of aroma/tastes of a porter but lacks body and character. Finished half of a pint.
sdmmb (710) - USA - JUL 21, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought in adds, Wakefield. Pleasant porter with hint of chocolate.
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Nisse666 (4068) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
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,
Mr_Pink_152 (530) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
MrJamesMcEwan (35) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Slightly weak smell, coffee, roast barley. Nice porter taste with chocolate but partly ruined by too much carbonation.
s_hartshorne (1069) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
DandyLion (513) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very dark beer with creamy brown head. Aroma of malt and coffee. Taste is malty, roasty with coffee. Quite bitter.
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Mackeon (48) - - DEC 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
allmyvinyl (2889) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle): Pours almost black with medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, some light hints of nuts. Taste is mostly roasted malt base with coffee and dark chocolate. Some moderate bitterness to go along with it. Not bad, quite a basic porter.
sic1314 (3073) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured very dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roast malt and chocolate. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, quite dry and bitter.