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Brew By Numbers 10/01 Coffee Porter

Brew By Numbers 10/01 Coffee Porter
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Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Style: Coffee Porter
Recipe: Brazilian / Ethiopian Blend
ABV: 7.5%
This was the first beer that got us noticed within the brewing community. A big dose of fresh coffee and a ballsy porter base result in a massive, rich and sweet coffee-flavoured beer. High in caffeine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1832) - DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014
tap @ bbno. Black on finger. Coffe roasted grilled notes. Intens bitterness. Dry. Like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2013
13th December 2012
Opaque black - brown beer, little pale tan head. Rich ground coffee nose, quite strong. Smooth palate, a little dry. Mild malt cream and then rich fruity coffee with a touch of earth. Finishes semi dry. Somewhat one dimensional but itís nice coffee!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2013

Bottle 330ml.

Unclear hazy medium black brown colour with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, coffee, dusty coffee, coffee funnel. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, sugary coffee, acrid bitter, coffee. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121203]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
grimnortherner (4) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2013 does not count
bottle (takeaway) from craft, clerkenwell. drank one on launch night and had to have more. the coffee was really punchy then. a few weeks down the road and now the coffee has died down to leave a great, earthy porter. still lots of coffee in there and really dark, black chocolate. i am left buzzing from the caffeine. darkest, deepest black with a head that quickly recedes to the sides and paints the glass each time you sip. more like the crema of an espresso than the head of a beer. aroma hangs around and you know that you are drinking something with really good quality coffee inside as soon as the glass gets close. mouthwateringly sweet, and at the same time an earthy bitterness holds it down. some of the big coffee flavour has been lost in the bottle. coffee grounds, burnt apple tart. pure cocoa. so bitter that it comes out the other side into sweetness. light fizziness which seems to combine with the caffeine and makes the back of my mouth tingle, before helping to clear all the earthiness off my palate and making way for a melody of finish flavours. touches a few familiar flavours and some very unusual ones. seems to work though and great fun to drink. bonfire toffee, toasted marshmallow. sour cream. thoroughly enjoyable and looking forward to more from these guys.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2391) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle at the launch, CBC. Pours opaque very dark brown, tan head. Nose is rich, expresso coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Taste is very strong coffee, bit of dark bitter chocolate and roasted malt. Lots of roasted bitter coffee and some dry coffee grounds. Body is medium but itís a bit overpowering on the coffee front.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12507) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle from Craft Beer Co. It pours darkest brown with a small light tan head. The nose is roasted malt, coffee grinds, earth, light jam and dark fruit. The taste is roasted malt, milk chocolate, acidity, sour milk, dark fruit, coffee, jam, light sourness and earth with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Nice beer from this new brewery. Pretty tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle @ CBC Clerkenwell. The pourís deep brown with a small modest tan head. The nose is strong roasted coffee, some sharp chocolate and general ashy aromas. The taste is quite coffee-forward. Plenty of dry roasted espresso bitterness. Light chocolate with just a hint of berry. Dry finish. Medium body, smooth. Overall, very coffee dominant, but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle shared at Craft Beer Co. - Clerkenwell, London. Pours rich brown with a thick, beige cream head. Huge coffee nose with hints of roasted malts and dark cocoa poking through. Medium sweet flavor with just tons of coffee. Background notes of roasted malts, dark fruits. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Rich, medium sweet finish, with dark chocolate, massive coffee. You must enjoy coffee to enjoy this beer. Itís almost like drinking an espresso, and at times you may forget itís actually a beer. Anyway, itís good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Bbno 10 01 coffee porter 7.5%. Black beer ruby edges thin colour beige bubbles. Huge coffee on the aroma. Wow thats a lot of coffee. Some choc. Again over carbonated. Decent coffee though 3.5 Bottle at Craft Beer Co

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