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Brewed by Blindmans
Style: Porter
Frome, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Status uncertain.
Note: The brewery website descrobes this beer as a seasonal but it is not clear which season/s.

Porter, full of chocolate flavours and subtle bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1801) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Cask at wetherspoons Streatham Hill. Pours a dark reddy brown with a thin head. Sweet vanilla choc aroma. Light to medium body, mild carbonation. Chocolate cake, coffee, vanilla, dark fruit. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1522) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Cask at the Ralph Fitz Randal (JDW), Richmond. Medium off white head. Mahogany body. Chocolate, caramel, fruit, butterscotch, vanilla, oak. Bittersweet, some sourness. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Cask @ The Bow Bar, Winter Beer Festival. Pours black, creamy white head. Big chocolate on the nose but with some farts on the nose as well. Big chocolate with a subtle roasted coffee coming through at the end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (2995) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark brown pour with substantial creamy beige head, roast coffee aroma, taste is like chocolate milt quite sweet chocolate with a feint hint of coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (792) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2014
Cask at JDW, Altrincham. Dark cola brown shade with blotchy patches of head. Faint coffee aroma. Taste is earthy roast, coffee, bonfire toffee and a hint of liquorice. Good stuff, for me it hits a lot of the right porter notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Crescent, 18-21 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, England M5 4PF.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, coffee, cold coffee, toffee notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long duration, coffee, candy sweet, toffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120120]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1374) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
Tasted this at the Bow Bar, Edinburgh in January 2008. Cask, handpump dispense. Dull ruby black in colour with a tight creamy buff head. Slight roast grain note in the short pleasant aroma. Thick creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Dark malts give a treacle toffee base with blackcurrant fruit. Short bitter notes in the dry hoppy, almost nutty aftertaste. Finish is malty with a dry liquorice note. An excellent new porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11122) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2010
Gravity cask at Wandsworth Beer Festival. Pours brown with very little head. Roasted, dark malt aroma. Lightly sweet flavor, with faint mocha and roasty bitterness. Light to medium in body with soft carbonation. Fairly well balanced to finish, with more mild, dark malt character.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4059) - SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2010
Pours deep brown ruby with tanned small head leaving some lacing. Aroma of flour, fidges, roasted malts and chocolate. Acidy mouth feel. Flavor of roasted malts, coffee and fruits; very drinkable. Palate feel is lean acidy. Finishes sweet with a nice tart bitter hoppy aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2010
cask at bowbar ... deep brown ... thin tan creamy head ... light toffee nose ... wow i tasted the chocolate before it hit my lips ... frront is thin ... little metalic ...soft roast ... nice chocolate linger though ...


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