Brewed by Bath
Style: Porter
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered. Seasonal - Winter. Has been available bottle conditioned.
"This is a specially crafted rum porter. Rich, dark and warming, it is perfect for those cold evenings. Hints of rum mingle with coffee and vanilla flavours, a truly wonderful old style beer."
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, wheat malt. Challenger and Bramling Cross hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1429) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
500ml bottle from brewery. Brown colour with off white head. Aroma is coffee and ash. Taste is sweet and bitter in balance. Nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilverfoX (541) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
malty plum aromas, pitch black with a thin frothy white head, rather thin bodied but quite sweet, refreshing and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3925) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle from Simply Fresh Boldmere; coca cola brown pour with a quickly disappearing beige head, chocolate and red berry aroma, taste has robust chocolate, a hint of coffee, some toast and winter berries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1752) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, dark fruits. Appearance: dark, ruby, brown, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: light carbonation, sweets continue, malty, prunes, fruits, toasted flavours. Overall: quite nice Porter with some added spices. Pint at The Salamander, Bath.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sjohnh (331) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Tasty, drinkable mid-range porter. Coffee and chocolate on the nose, with some red fruit and vanilla joining these on the taste. Not much else there and, for me, no rum, but the sweetness and bitterness are well balanced. Medium body. Dark - absolutely no head when poured from my bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Cask at the moon under water jdw. Aroma is earthy wood and vanilla and some milk chocolate sweetness. Dark ruby red colour clear with a looseoff white head. Flavour is dull nutty cardboard malts with touch of choc roast in the finish. Relatively sweet and some mineral. Medium watery palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1642) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Cask at the Ralph Fitz Randal (JDW), Richmond. Medium off white head. Mahogany to black body. Nose is smoke, roast, red fruit, spice, bubblegum, toffee, savoury cheese, Kola nut, red berries. Bitter. Dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1348) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
On cask at the wheatsheaf (jdw), cheadle. Pours black brown with dark tan head. Like a Christmas cake porter with a splash of rum. Very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (829) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
1/2 at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Very dark mahogany brown with a thin coffee skim on the top. Toffee malt and leather aroma. Coffee, bitter chocolate, liquorice and smoky flavour. Porter, but had brown ale, old ale and premium bitter characteristics. Like BlackHaddock below, I didn’t notice any rum, but I didn’t miss it. Rich, full-bodied and contemplative. Nice warming winter ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1690) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
Cask in the Babington Arms, Derby. Very deep mahogany with a cream head. i found this to be over sweet with fruity cranberry flavours. The roast malt notes were too much in the background and it felt watery.

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