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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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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 11, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2012 On tap in Dundee, Scotland... Lovely beer! Pours a deep dark red colour with a thick creamy brown head. Tastes brilliant, goes down well! Choco/liquorish taste, thick black body, soft and spicy taste with a roasted aftertaste... very enjoyable!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3107) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2012
Keg at the Draft House Tower Bridge. Poured black-brown and very creamy with a big nitro-type head that took quite a while to settle. Some choc on the nose, initially smooth on the palate but then with a little red fruit sweetness and some dry roasty mocha coming through. Slightly sweet and tart on the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BottleshopDave (3) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2012 does not count
This beer was quite a suprising little number. The other Black Isle beers we have in are lovely little cheeky session beers that are rewarding with little challenge to any drinker. The Organic Porter on the other hand, hides a little secret behind itís sleek black look. Coming in at a respectable 4.6%, I was suprised at the big body flavour of this beer! Itís smooth and subtle on the mouth, but has a big big flavour that just creeps in unexpectedly and makes you take a little longer to savour the crispness of this pleasant little number. Nice carbonation, lovely dark shine, and a robust flavour make this a great beer to pop into your choices for the night! Another win for the Black Isle team. And just found out they have done a coffee porter before, so gonna keep an eye out for that one! :)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iammarc (385) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2012
Keg, Hootnanny Inverness. Dark, thick foamy head. Coffee, caramel, roast. Very easy to drink for a porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
deusax (457) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 1, 2012
A nice porter, really creamy, lotís of taste. Canít remember more, it was a while ago

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MalcolmTucker (831) - SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2012
Keg. Pours dark brown with a good sized beige head. Bitter coffee aroma. Roast, coffee and chocolate flavour that is nicely balanced. Iím happy this has started the replace guinness in some ediburgh pubs.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2012
cask. lovely example of a porter. black colour with a dense smooth head. bitter malty nose. Typical coffee and dark chocolate notes. maybe some pepper in there too. smooth palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3844) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 17, 2011
Dark brown with ruby corona. sweet, slightly lactic roast barley aroma. Silky, bubbly body with chocolate and a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13853) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
Cask at the White Horse, London. Pours rich brown with a moderate, beige head. Lightly tangy, dark malt aroma. Quite a sweet flavor, some syrupy cocoa, mocha, booze. Medium bodied with fine, lightly syrupy carbonation. Slightly sticky finish, candy, dark malts. There is some subtle tang, some tar, plenty of mocha, some bitter roast. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (8824) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
Keg at the Rake. it pours very dark brown, with a thin beige head. The nose is dry roast, smoke, chocolate and filter coffee. The taste is roasted malt, caramel, toffee, smoke, aniseed, metal and dark chocolate, with a dry, roasted malt finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth and easy drinking.


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