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BrewDog Christmas Porter

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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Porter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A re-worked Alice Porter especially for Christmas. With orange zest, cacao and a tiny bit of chilli.

The perfect beer for Turkey, The Queen’s Speech, boring relativies and boozed up Pictionary.

Merry Christmas.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber beer with a quite nice brownish head. Chocolate and licorice aroma. A bit sourish. Roasted tar and chocolate flavor. Some cocoa and a bit vinous. A bit harsh and lacks some body.
Earlier Rating: 12/25/2011 Total Score: 3.1
Bottle. Dark amber beer with à quite nice brownish head. Chocolate and licorice aroma, à bit sourish. Roasted tar and chocolate flavor, cocoa and à bit vinous. A bit harsh and lacks some body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
Bottled. Near black, rich head. Fruity nose with some cocoa. Sweetish with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Cocoa powder dominates. Shallow, very fruity, some plastic and tobacco. Mid bitter finish. Dull.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2286) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle. This beer manages to be a well balanced porter, even with chili added. Although I’m not sure if all things added really makes it a better beer. Still good though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 24, 2011
Pours black with a thin beige head. Coffee, chocolate, fruit and hops on the nose. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, and nuts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2011
On Tap@The Brew Dog Bar, Camden. Black as night with a middling tan head. Roasted malts, dark choc and spices in the aroma. A similar tale followed in the flavour with the addition of some restrained hop bitterness. Body a little on the thin side, but certainly one of the better xmas beers to pass my lips. Enjoyed it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1866) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
Keg in Dean Swift. Colour is very dark brown/black. Nose is malty, dark chocolate, strong lactic and beery ales notes. Taste is roasted grain coffee, chocolate and very lactic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle at home in London. Thanks, Paul. Pours a rich, red-brown with a foamy, beige head. Rich, dark chocolate in the nose, mild roast, some smokey meat. Medium sweet, some dark and chalky chocolate, faint spice, rich cocoa. Medium in body with fine carbonation. Faintly dry finish, moderate roasted malts, slight tang, cocoa, light bitterness. Very nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berlinoise2go (613) - NORWAY - DEC 16, 2011
Bottle (33cl) from Vinmonopolet (Vika), Oslo. Very dark brown (almost black) colour with a ruby hue. Inch-thick beige head that diminishes quickly, but leaves a nice lace ring. Aroma of roasted malt, cookies, pepper, nutmeg and some fruitiness (raisins). Taste is quite dry, somewhat papery, but also acidic. Mild bitterness and a discreet malty/fruity sweetness. Mouthfeel is medium/light - had expected a bit more body. Tried it with a few xmas cookies, but that match was poor - maybe better with savoury food. The cocoa/chili elements are hardly noticable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - DEC 15, 2011
Secondo me? Una mezza belinata, una porter tipica resa atipica da note stonate inserite per scherzo.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mezcalmannen (395) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2011
Dark brown colour and tan head. Quite bitter, but also a malty sweetness. Aroma is also malty. Finish is bitter-sweet. I like, but I think I preferred Alice Porter. (Bottle)


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