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Box Steam Funnel Blower

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Brewed by Box Steam
Style: Porter
Trowbridge, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Formerly known as Vanilla Porter. Renamed in 2009.
Dark brown in colour, with a subtle vanilla aroma. The vanilla sweetness contrasts nicely with the slight bitterness from the roasted barley and chocolate malts


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (974) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours black brown with tan head, A decent porter, very chocolatey but it overpowers any vanilla if there is some. Good though.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2887) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at Guildford arms. Pours black, nose is huge vanilla, light roast chocolate, taste is sweet chocolate, liquorice, vanilla.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martinrumsam (537) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with thick tan head that does not last. Good aroma of rich chocolate and some coffee. Slightly sweet taste with noticeable chocolate before becoming more tangy with a hint of coffee. Medium carbonation mouthfeel is just a little thin but good overall

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jksipa (391) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle from LCBO. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. Nose is chocolate, coffee and vanilla undertones. Light sweet chocolate with an equally light and balanced coffee and chocolate bitterness. Some dark fruit lurking in the background. Medium mouth that seems a tad thin with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Raistlin (128) - London, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2014
Pours rich brown with a thick, big tan froth head. Roast and milk chocolate in the nose. Light sweet flavor with more simple chocolate, light dried fruits, earth. Light in body with soft carbonation. Basic finish with some burnt earth and coco

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (11447) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 1 - London. Pours rich brown with a thick, big tan froth head. Roast and milk chocolate in the nose. Light sweet flavor with more simple chocolate, light dried fruits, earth. Light in body with soft carbonation. Basic finish with some burnt earth and cocoa. Fine, easy.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rlgk (11051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Black beer wirth a beige head. Chocolate and vanilla aroma, raisins and milk. Thin chocolate flavor caramel and soot. Thin bodied, not my kind of beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15420) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Clear deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and dry. Not much carbonation. Mild dark malts with a little powdery dark chocolate. Touch of dark fruits. Light finish. Bit thin but it tastes okay.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9280) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14. Light black with a good sized tan covering that retains well. Nose is roast malt, chocolate, brown bread, earthy notes. Taste comprises cocoa powder, dark malts, light roast. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Ok porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4938) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Dark brown/black with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Flavors are chocolate and fruity
Good, thin


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