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Brewed by Black Isle
Style: Porter
Munlochy, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frode (383) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2014 Bottle 50 cl.
Pours nicely, with a fizzy, beige diminishing head. Dark brown colour, with nice red tint. Decent lacing. Lightly roasted malts, some citrus. A bit disappointing finish, and thinner palate than expected from a porter.
Yesterday saw a CAP Black Celebration, which probably puts this one in an undeserving bad light.

Music:
Toy Dolls – Davey’s Took the Plunge

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1603) - PORTUGAL - DEC 11, 2013
Shared a 500ml bottle from Cora (Luxembourg). Pours a very dark brownish black with a forty tan head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and lightly smoke. Average carbonation and creamy medium body. Taste is bitter and lightly sweet with a dry finish. Overall, a nice beer for a winter time.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (6408) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle from Matkroken, Natland. Pours black as Coke with a huge frothy beige head. Aroma of cocoa, dark malts and chocolate. Taste is light sweet, cocoa and mocca. Medium bodied, light sticky mouthfeel. Nice, moreish

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1191) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle at the brewery 2009. Deep dark brown almost black, frothy off-white head, lasts a while, good lacing; roasted malt nose, coffee, dark fruit, herbal hops, ; full bitter taste, coffee, hint of fruit; light to medium body, somewhat thin texture, soft carbonation; dry roasted and bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4911) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2013
500ml bottle. Ruby red glowing dark brown colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, off-white head. Dark malty aroma, hints of chocolate, a touch of salt, cautiously herbal-spicy. Taste is minimally salty, dry, dark malty; light, monotonous, slightly watery.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (509) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2013
Roasted malts, coffee and some kind of fruits in the aroma. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Medium sweet and light bitterness. Light to medium body. A bit thin texture. Nice soft carbonation. Overall an OK porter, but a bit to light bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mr_h (3634) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of JohnRMurdoch (4.6% abv on the bottle label) - very dark brown near black, roasted malty coffee aroma, very thin to non-existent white head, thin texture, bitter, coffee aftertaste

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (925) - SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2015 Bottle shared with Mr_H and JohnRMurdoch flavour is expresso and dark chocolate initially sweet and a little smokey but fades away very quickly and becomes very dull and bland

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (7608) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2013
Draught @ Pelt Trader, London. Pours black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, milk chocolate. Flavor is light roast malt, coffee, light sourness, chocolate. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation. 200913

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2245) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2013
Tap at Defectors Weld, Shepherds Bush. Pours a coca cola colour with an off white head. Aroma is pretty toasty, with coffee and dark fruit. Medium to light body. It's lemony, a bit toasty, with a bitter finish. Not much to this, really. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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