Brewed by Blindmans
Style: Porter
Frome, England


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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.

imdownthepub's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9636) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, - APR 25, 2006
Cask conditioned at Banbury Beer Festival 06. Black beer with malty head. Dry bitter porter with an oaky, woody, smoked background. Juicy at times and a touch of liquorice. Finishes sweetly. I enjoyed it but wouldn’t want too much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (13369) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
29th March 2014
Playhouse Spoons, Colchester. Cask. Clear deep red - amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth and dry with modest carbonation. Mild smooth dark malts. Whispers of smoke and dark chocolate. Tangy dark fruits, well buried. Light dry finish. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (2005) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Cask at the moon under water Watford. Ruby red coloured pour with a stodgy light tan head. Aroma is subdued earthy dirt raisin and light choc. Flavour comprises of dark choc, berry fruit, tart apple , raisin and dried fruit. Good condition. Good mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1305) - (originally London),, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Cask Victoria station w-spoon : this just lacked a spark or the balls to be full bodied ,thinish palate . Some bitter/sweet roast ,chocolate too . But a bit watery .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
The Felix Holt, Nuneaton. Stout looks with cream head and ruby trim. Hot butter, Sugar Puff nose. Buttered rust flavour with burnt almond hints. The butter is distracting and diminishes the porter character. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1375) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask Lloyds Carlisle. Soft brown sugar and light licquorice aroma. Tasty berries and blackcurrant cough medicine flavours, with a tangy, bittersweet finish. At 4.2% this is a full flavoured, well made porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (1898) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 11, 2014
Cask @ Linen Hall, Enniskillen [100314]
Black, ruby edges, thin beige head.
Aroma of toffee caramel. soft roasted malts, chocolate
Taste of soft roasted malts, sweet dark toffee, caramel, soft chocolate, sweet dark malts, slightly buttery
Palate - Medium body, smooth texture. Sweet caramel palate. Finish as main flavour, little dry
Overall - Quite nice porter, rather sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (1420) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Very dark brown beer with small head and some patchy lacing. Aroma of coffee and roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, coffee, a hint of chocolate, caramel and a little licorice. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1335) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Pours a dark colour. Taste is creamy with coffee, roast malt and chocolate flavours

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2446) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at West Kirk, Ayr - very dark brown near black, good creamy tan head, roasted malty, liquorice, chocolate aroma, excellent film of lacing, flavour as aroma with a bit of coffee, creamy, good carbonation, smooth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1054) - 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

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