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Bowland Black Dragon Porter

Brewed by Bowland
Style: Porter
Clitheroe, England


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ManVsBeer (8689) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Cask @ Masons Arms, Todmorden. Dark with a thick creamy off-white head. It has mild coffee notes in its aroma that are much more stated in its roasted texture and taste. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daveoto (3) - Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2013 does not count
Dark red, almost black, in colour. Rich, slightly sweet, but not too cloying. Hints of caramel, coffee, vanilla, fruit & spice. Chocolate malt & vanilla aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Deep red almost black with a lasting, lacy, frothy beige head. Smells of light roast and fruit, coffee, caramel/nut and malt. Smooth thin light body. Tastes of roasted malt, burnt elements, sweet chocolate, and blueberry dry finish. The caramel lingers on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A deep red beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, leading to a dry finish where both the malt and the caramel notes lingers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium to dark red brown color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, spicies / herbs, light licorice. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100120]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Cask. Clear warm orangey brown with a creamy off-white head leaving laces. Nutty aroma. Medium body, dried fruit and a little burned caramel - hardly any hard roasted malts. Some licorice in the finish but a very subdued bitterness. 200110

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Cask Stillage at NWAF The Venue, Miles Platting 20/01/2010 Malt aroma. Dark coloured and a little rich on the palate with a dry and slightly bitter caramel malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willpalmer (6) - Long Preston, Skipton, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2009 does not count
Dark Brown appearence.Fruity Aroma dark fruit some chocolate taste. Easy to Drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9591) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2008
Cask handpump at the White Star, Liverpool 28-11-08. Pours dark brown with fruity aroma. Taste is also quite fruity, little sweet maybe, plenty of dark fruits starting to come into play. Its fine and well kept, but no great shakes. A6 A3 F6 P3 OV12 3.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2008
Cask in either the three judgs or the counting house, im guessing the three judges. Aroma is roasty, sweet chocolate malts, grassy notes. Taste is similar quite sweet and drinkable.

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