jvhemert (334) - 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.
johnth (22) - - DEC 7, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not bad for a supermarket. Good aroma and flavour come through for the price.
Dervock (505) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle Asda Coleraine - black with an off white head. chocolate malt dominates the aroma. Lots of roast malt in the initial taste, moves on to a dry bitter roast malt finish which really lingers. Mouthfeel is full and creamy.
jamesie1857 (1482) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from some supermarket - Rich mahogany body, thin creamy tan head. Nose is toast, chocolate, coffee, roasted nuts and smoke. Taste is a nice rich bitter and burnt. Bitter finish. A bit thin, but otherwise a great own-label supermarket beer.
gegwilson (1478) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from ASDA. Pours mahogany with a tan head. A pretty tasty porter with plenty of chocolate notes and a touch of spice.
RichTheVillan (3554) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
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.
sdmmb (1002) - 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 (4509) - 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 (1049) - 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 (56) - 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 (1777) - 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.