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BrewDog Bracken’s Porter

BrewDog Bracken’s Porter
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Style: Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Devised and brewed by our bar managers this 5.1% porter is designed to be the perfect sipping dark session beer. Kerry, Martin Keith, Lucy, Neil S, Helen, Dean, Mark, Jonny, Dan and Neil T all helped brew a small 20HL batch of this beer with our brewer George in our Fraseburgh brewery.
The beer will be named Bracken’s Porter as a tribute to our favourite four pawed friend who sadly passed away a few months ago. Chocolately, robust, warming, laid back and lots of fun - there are plenty of similarities between the two. Bracken we miss you and we hope you like your beer. Long live the original BrewDog.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Inbreak (2137) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 04.05.2013, tap @ CBC:
Lett røsta og sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn, kaffi, mørkt sukker, gras, puffaris. Lett tørr og sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn og kaffi, mørkt sukker, gras, høy. God bitterhet som set litt. Grei.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Red Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Unclear medium to dark brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, malty, keller, light chocolate, light earthy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, keller, malty, light roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130504]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4059) - SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2013
CBC 2013. Pours deep dark mahogany with some red tones and a small tanned head. Aroma is coffee roasted malty ashy dry a bit chocolate. Flavor is as aroma some sweetness fudge and acidy bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5387) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2013
CBC - Red Session, Østerbro, Copenhagen, DK. Tap, 050513. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and spices. Flavor with roasts, coffee and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2083) - SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
Draught @ BrewDog Stockholm. (But surely the board said 6,0%?) Pours a very dark brown, with a beige head. Roasted aroma, lots of chocolate, licorice, caramel, hops, coffee. Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Roasted taste, malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, light hints of smoke and ash. Very well balanced and drinkable. (2013-06-12)

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (3369) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2013
On tap. Black with tan head. Aroma roasted and a bit burnt, sea weed and some salty and smoked notes. Taste is smooth and roasted, milk chocolate notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pentaz (1240) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013. Pours near black with a diminishing and good lacing frothy beige medium head. Aroma is bread,hard roasted malt, caramel licorice,light chocolate and soy. Taste is light sweet and bitter. Body is medium, texture is light smooth, carbonation is moderate. Finishes dry and light bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1394) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2013
Overall: Roasted, dark, dry.
Note: On-tap at BrewDog Stockholm. Reviewed 2013-05-28.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is mild vegetable yeasty and roasted malty. Bitter, roasted malty and breadish. Light caramelish and dry malty into a ligt bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5876) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Black with a biege head. Aroma and flavour of chocolate, coffee, caramel, nuts and licorice.


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