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

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
33 cl clear bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty, chocolate. Fruity, citric, blackcurrant and dark roasted malty. Citric, dark malty and light fruity. Light citric and fruity finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2260) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Hazy dark red-brown coloured with a sour red fruity flavour, chocolate and dark toffee (molasses) notes with more tartness on the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6236) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2013
27th April 2013
Dark red - amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry. Mild minerals. Tangy malt with sweet and sour blackcurrant. Finishes slightly papery and dry. Interesting but clunky.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kingi (462) - - OCT 25, 2013
label says porter but this tastes and smells like a blackcurrant lambic, making me a bit hesitant as how to rate this. works as a lambic, not as a porter. sour blackcurrant aroma and taste. spoiled beer?

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12544) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2014
Bottled. An unclear brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of chili, berries, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of chili, roasted malt, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
k0mpsa (1117) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle from ales by mail. Dark brown color, hint of red. Small light brown head. Aroma is berries, sour notes, lemon. Weird taste, sour notes, berries, lemon notes, lambic notes. Label says porter but this is something else.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
laiti (5629) - 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.


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