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Brewed by Brew By Numbers
Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bottle and keykeg.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beersiveknown (3661) - NORTHERN IRELAND - APR 5, 2014
Bottle at home from ales by mail
dark loamy brown with frothy tan head. Cocoa and toast. Robust and rich, earthy roast barley, coffee and toast. Superb, reaffirms my love of porters.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (5205) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2015
On tap at In de Wildeman. Black colour, beige head. Aroma of hard-roasted malts, burnt black liquorice, almost ashy, some toffee, bitter chocolate, coffee, it’s all about the roast here. Flavour is lots of roast, burnt malts, burnt liquorice, light fruity, toffee, coffee, chocolate, hoppy and malty bitter finish. Medium bodied. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2909) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is an inky black beer that pours without a head. It has a rich liquorice, chocolate and red fruity flavour with a slight roasted and further creamy liquorice finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elbernays (773) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle at home from mchughs. Pours oily black with wispy lasting tan head. Aroma is tobacco, toast, roasted malts, liquorice coffee, lactose, dark chocolate. Flavour is coffee, toast, burnt malts with dry burnt toast finish. Low carbonation, full body with creamy mouthfeel. Really great porter

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (6782) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
(Draught at the brewery, 12 Apr 2014) Black colour with lasting, creamy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with coffee, chocolate, cacao and toasty malt. Malty, roasted taste with notes of chocolate, coffee, cacao, a touch of vanilla and a generous coffee bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a touch of milky sweetness. Well made and very tasty, exceptionally well balanced. My first from this brewery, but hopefully not the last. Lovely porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdKing (2083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Half at the brewery shared with the thepeter at Thomas’s b’day drink. Opaque very dark brown, off white foam head. Another classic and brilliant porter from Brew by Numbers. Nose is chocolate, black coffee, caramel, roasted malt. Taste is the perfect balance of flavours, not the coffee and roasted malt bombs that are popular right now. Luscious chocolate, moderate coffee and roasted malt, caramel, some dark ruby fruit notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Bottle at home in London - picked up at the brewery. Pours deep brown with a creamy beige head. The aroma is quite dynamic, with predominating roasted malts, some baking cocoa, lightly tangy dark fruits, some milk chocolate. Medium sweet flavor with nice, velvety chocolate character, some bitter burnt wood and earth, charcoal, raisins and burnt toffee. Medium bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Robust roasted malt finish with some edgy baking cocoa, charred bread, hard water minerality and leathery fruits. Well balanced with nice complexity. Another winning dark beer from BBNo.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 22, 2015
Bottle from Drinkstore. Also had on draught recently at Against The Grain. Deep brown, thin tan head. Musty roasted malt nose. Nice cocoa note, some milk chocolate too. Flavours follow the nose, nice dose of brown malt too. Robust body and mouthfeel, smooth as you like. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5060) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
Draight@Oersoep: Served in a shaker: Deep dark almost black beer with a small creamy brown mocha head. Aromas of roast, coffee, raisin, coal, great aroma. Flavours of roast, bitters, nuts, coal, coffee, coffee roast, dark chocolate, herbal roast... Aftertaste is bitter, roast, coffee, dark chocolate and some coffee roast. Low carbo, light watery, light creamy mouthfeel, more than medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (4840) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Keg at the brewery. Dark brown caramel coloured pour with a lasting tan head. Aroma is big woody brown malt, caramel and praline and vanilla. Hint of smoke in the aroma as well. Flavour is woody earthy brown malt, dark choc and vanilla. Lingering smokey roast malts. Some unrefined sugars. Palate is full with lowish carbonation.


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