Brewed by Atlantic (UK)
Style: Porter
Newquay, England


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Designed to accompany more robust dishes such as venison, beef and wild boar. It also complements blue cheese exceptionally well. AROMA ripe blabkcurrants with black cherries and light chocolate. PALATE blackcurrant and molasses over full-bodied dark roasted malts. FINISH dry and bitter with slight sourness and dark fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Bottled. Dark brown with a touch of blackcurrant colour. Sweetish, with raisins, roasted malts and blackcurrant juice, before a slightly toasty finish. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
lusikka (7104) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
330 ml bottle @ vPBF 2012.
Pours a dark brown colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of blackcurrant, birch leaves and some honey-like sweetness. Flavour of blackcurrant, rubber, syrup, honey and some grassy hops. Light bodied, thin mouthfeel and a mild finish with blackcurrant. Weird.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
33 cl bottle @ vPBF, BBE 10/2012
Aroma feels a bit moldy and light with some hay and malt. Flavour is weird and bitter in a harsh way. It has nettles, some slightly sweet malt and hints of rubber. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
olio (7523) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
33 cl bottle @ vPBF. BBE 10/2012.
Pours hazy red color with minimal head. Aroma of grass, mild malts, fruity notes, dark berries and some sugar. Flavor of dark berries, grass and mild malts. Way too stuffy and unbalanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (14175) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottled 330ml (vPBF; BB 10/2012)
Dark opaque black color, small steady brown head. Dusty, caramel-coffeish, blackcurrant leave aroma. Medium-bodied. Tartness in the front. Black currant, some roasted notes, soya sauce. Quite weird porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottled@vPBF2012. Deep rubyish brown colour, small off-white head. Aroma is earth, leather, some slight spicyness. Flavour is blackcurrant, vegetables and some quite earthy notes. Unpleasant flavour.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2012

Bottle 330ml. clear glass @ [ Edinburgh Danish Invasion Tasting) by cgarvieuk - Edinburgh ].

Clear dark brown colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, boiled blackcurrant, wood. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet, light light acidic and light to moderate bitter bitter with a average to long duration, blackcurrant, wood, dry, molasses, boiled - cooked blackcurrant, syryp. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20120422]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (17285) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
bottle at The Danish Invasion tasting ...dark brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft musty malts and dried berry ... little burnt chocolate nose ... tooo fizzy ... very berry ... soft tartness ... not working for me ... long blackcurrent finish

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