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BrewDog Christmas Porter

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


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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (10976) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2012
Bottle shared at Bishops Arms Avenyn. Pours black with a bubbly tan head. Aroma of raisins, dark fruit and spice. Flavour of sweet ripe fruit, raisins and spice with a slight pepper kick in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle. A black colour with a small off-white head. An aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter. A medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14115) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle. amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is spices, coffee, roasted malt, hop. Flavour is spices, coffee, roasted malt, hop, orange, licorice, chocolate. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (1217) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - APR 29, 2012
Botella de 330ml. Copa Stem. Saboreada en dic´11. Color caoba y tinte cobre oscuro a contraluz. Capa de burbuja amplia que se disipa con rapidez. Algún anillo fino. Aromas de maltas torrefactas y madera verde con notas herbáceas. Los sabores incluyen un contundente y seco amragor, café negro, matices de tabaco y toque picante. Cuerpo medio y alta carbonatación. Final seco de intenso lúpulo. Retrogusto de café. 330ml bottle. Stem glass. Enjoyed on dec´11. Mahogany in color, dark copper to the light. Large bubbled, quickly dissipated head. Some thin rings. Roasted malts & green wood to the nose, herbal notes. Flavors include dry puckering bitterness, black coffee, hints of tobacco & peppery touch. Medium body, high carbonation. Sharp hoppy dry finish. Coffee on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ahrens (37) - Lund, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2012
A really nice porter and perfect for christmas food. A lot of nice spices as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 13, 2012
Bottled 330ml (Petalax, BB 09/2012)
Deep brown color, steady beige head. Aroma has toasted malts, some earth and tartness, chocolate. Medium-bodied. Toasted malty, a bit earthy cellary, hints of soya sauce and then black chocolate. There is some light fruity chili in the finish. Not the most "common" Brewdog.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 13, 2012
Bottled (thanks omhper!). Quite much black colour, mediumsized brown fluffy head. Aroma is mild toffee, caramel, some slight ashes and roast and dark dry fruits. Flavour is leather, some liquorice, mild salty and ashy notes as well as some toffee. Pleasant Porter, which probably suits some heavy meatdishes very well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
worldbeertaste (1795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2012
Black with a red tint and a thick frothy tan head. Smell of light roast and a faint hint of chilli. Almost no smell. Medium frothy body and some graininess from the carbonation. Taste of rasin, licorish, roast and coffee with slight spiciness on finish. Sort of bland compared to th other Brewdogs. Rather a simple porter with some spicy lingering hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3756) - Vadum, DENMARK - APR 4, 2012
Black of color with a brown head. A nice aroma of chocolate, spice and roasted malt. A flavor of roasted malt, spice, chocolate and dry finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Pours black with a small white head. Nose is not overwhelming. I struggle to get much of anything. What I do get is light scents of chocolate, maybe some coffee and light grassy notes. Weak. The flavor is slightly bitter. More sweet than not and a lot of mettalic notes. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, aftertaste is long.

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