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Black Isle Smoked Porter

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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cask, special


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlackerMads (2012) - DENMARK - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle sampled at Amager Bryghus, thanks to Papsø. Dark brown with a small tan head. Heavy peated smoke in the nose. Peat also dominates the flavour with some earth, light fat, wood, molasses. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and light bitter. Ok, but nothing groundbreaking.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9066) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 10, 2015
330ml bottle, as Smoked Oktobeer, via djoeye, shared with Finn. Frothy fawn-coloured head to a coal black body. Fair lacing. Smoked malty aroma. Taste of bacon and earth added by a distinct hint of chocolate. Semi-dry ending. Medium bodied. Likable (Tromsø 08.04.2015).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4681) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 9, 2015
Flaske 330ml spandert av Rune og delt med ham på Rundvannet 8 Apr 15. Svart. God baconaroma. Lavt skum. Smaken tynn. Bacon & fjøs.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1578) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
Appearance: As "Small Batch Smoked Porter 2013". Bottle 3620 of 6480. Very dark brown, some dark tan head. Quite flat.
Aroma: Roasted, wood. Dark malt.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted, tar. Dry. Smoke, but not too much.
Bought: Gift from Julien C - thanks!, 330 ml
Info: 2/4-2015, BB: 31/10-2014

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jesperhammer (3368) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2015
27-MAR-2014, bottle @Papsø clear all tasting, @Amager Bryghus with Ulkløbben. Dark Brown with an off-white head. Aroma is smoke and roast. Taste is even more smoked. Heavy peat. Sweet, medium body and carbonation. Really nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CloakedDagger (1099) - - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle 33 cl. Comes as "Black Isle Organic Smoked Oktobeer". Pours a clear black with a reddish hue and a beige head. Heavy peat aroma. Medium body, odd salty accents paired with massive peat and iodine. 270315

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (962) - - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a dark brown color. Aroma and taste are smokiness and some chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
visionthing (3395) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2015
33cl bottle (as "Smoked Oktobeer") from Systembolaget, Strömstad. Pours black with a tan head. Fairly smoky aroma with notes of roasted malt, wood, dark fruits and hints of chocolate and caramel. Medium to moderate sweet with nice smoky and malty flavours and a balanced bitterness. Flavourful and tasty - could easily drink more of this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeTheRocker (18) - Gävle, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
33 cl bottle bought at Systembolaget, Orminge, Stockholm. Enjoyed together with dark Alladin-chocolate friday evening watching "Shetland". This is a truly great dark beer with strong smoked taste but it could have had a bit more body and alcohol. Not much bitterness but I like it very much anyway!

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
procraste (112) - FRANCE - JAN 18, 2015
Version 2014. Noir pas très épaisse ni gazeuse. Du café bien entendu mais avec un petit goût étrange: Cardamonne ?? Plus une pointe d’acidité en fin de bouche. Intriguant, pas désagréable mais trop troublant et aqueux pour moi ...


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