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Beer Here Harwood Brown Porter

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Beer Here
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Køge, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In 17th century Britain beer was the drink of the common man. Wine was for the wealthy, tea was for the weak and water was usually quite poisonous. Men, women and children drank beer morning, noon and night. The most popular type of beer was porter because of its modest price and its nutritional value. One of the most popular porter brewers, and often incorrectly credited with the invention of the beer, was Ralph Harwood. This beer is inspired by the brown porter made at the time. TASTING NOTES Enters the glass with a deep mahogany with a small tan head. The nose quickly fills toffee and sweet chocolate. Smooth in flavour and with a big mouth feel without significant bitterness from the hops. Ends full, creamy and lush. FOOD PAIRING Should be paired with food as it could have been served at Harwoods time. A steak- and kidney pie should work well or for the slightly more modern touch serve it with a porter house steak smothered in a wild mushroom and oyster gravy.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (584) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma is smoky, some black licorice,espresso, molasses, guava and dark roastiness. Taste is similar to aroma with a deep rich malt profile. A sweet malt finish with light bitterness. Appearance is black, medium mouthfeel with a beige head that retains fairly poorly.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cool_Bond (1217) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
Sweet and fruity aroma and flavor. Nice bitterness that fills the mouth a decent long while. Really tasty and enjoyable beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Howlader (677) - - JUN 28, 2014
On draught at the Underground in Edmonton. Served in a pint glass. Very aromatic porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6746) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Medium high creamy light brown lasting head. Pitch black body. Aroma and flavor of coffee and choccolate. Little hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long finish. Alcohol well hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (2888) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2014
Draught @ Fairbar, Aarhus. Pours cloudy very dark brown with small beige head. Clear aroma of malt, fruit, yeast and coffee. Sweetish, malty flavour, with well-pronounced notes of fruit, roast, and alcohol, whose presence is well discernible. Hints of dark chocolate and liquorice. Bitter, slightly roasty aftertaste, with sweetish notes. Decent, indeed, but nothing really, really special for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piotrek8080 (24) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of dark malts, dry fruits and chocolate. Blac color with brown unstable foam. In taste dark malts in gerneral, chocolate and cocoa. Nice bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Masterkush7 (494) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
Aroma is of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, roasted caramel. Some alcohol on the nose. Taste is very rich and roasty tasting a lot like the aroma. Alcohol comes of quite strong. Defiantly a sipper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arthree (6) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014 does not count
On tap at Beer Revolution Edmonton. Opaque black with a slight reddish tinge around the edges of the glass. Head is thick but coarse and dissipates quickly. Aroma is chocolate and cola, fairly faint. Taste is the same but quite strong, and with a hint of licorice. The alcohol and carbonation is definitely noticeable and burns the tongue a bit. and Aftertaste is bitter dark chocolate and coffee, and lingers for some time. Overall a very nice Porter but more on the stout side than I was expecting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2014
Nose is rose petals, leather, mediumroasted coffee, maple syrup, walnut, feel is mediumbroad, taste is cola, damp earth, rotten fruit, sweet licorice, late leather and sweet alcohol note

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2014
Black withj a lasting, thick tan head. Intense aroma with dried fruit, licorice, caramel, molasses and dark sugar. Sweetish roasted flavour, with fruity notes, caramel, molasses, and a hint of ash. Full bodied with a nice hope bite in the aftertaste


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