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Bristol Beer Factory Port Stout

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Bristol Beer Factory Port Stout
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Formerly brewed at Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Stout
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottled, special. Part of 2012 "12 Stouts of Christmas"
The perfect Port was selected by our friends at Avery Wine Merchants on Bristol. This Stout is richly flavoured with a dry, bitter chocolate finish and filled with notes of vinous fruit.


Leighton's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (9830) - London, Greater London, - MAY 17, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2013 Bottle at Bruceís, London. Pours deep brown with a tight, creamy tan head. Basic dark malt nose, hints of ripe fruits burnt bread, light cocoa. Light sweet flavor, simple chalky cocoa, soft roast, light earth. Light bodied with fine, massaging carbonation. Light dryness to finish, a bit more dry cocoa, low bitterness. Drinkable stout. (3.6)

Bottle at a ChrisO Tasting - London. Pours clear, red-brown with a strong, beige cream head. Dark brown bread nose. Light to medium sweet flavor, dirt, plastic, cocoa. Light bodied with average carbonation. Moderate cocoa finish, more dirt. Meh. Not sure this is in tip top shape (3.0)


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3101) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle: Aroma is malty with roasted malt. Black color, beige head. Flavor is malty, roasty, notes of cacao powder, light alcohol, wood, coffee.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (13336) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
2nd March 2013
Opaque black beer with a good fluffy pale tan head. Palate is airy and dry. Minerals. Insipid dark malt, light and dry. what Port? Minerally dry finish. Iíve not had a duller Port Stout than this. Very disappointing!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2174) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle 0.5l at home (via alesbymail). Enjoyed with mother and aunt. BBE 30/10/2013. Colour is almost black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, coffee, hints of fruits and roasted malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (5324) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a pitch black colour with a beige creamy head. Aroma of roasted malts, cherries and milk chocolate. Flavour of roasted malts, cold coffee, wood, smooth dark chocolate, sharp cherry notes, raisins and quite complex caramel sweetness. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes sharp, roasty, tad sweet and chocolate finish. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5104) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2013
50cl (from the 12 Stouts series), new exclusive English brew Anno 2012, with port wine and lactose, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly spicy/fruity, balanced, hazy, rocky head, good brew

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3228) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2013
500ml bottle. Black colour with average to huge, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Cautious dark malty aroma has hints of milk chocolate, a touch of shortbread, white coffee. Taste is minimally sweet dark malty, fruity hints of red berries, some milk chocolate, in the finish hints of shortbread and white coffee; slightly watery in between. Mild, cautious, "milky" without being "lactic".

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (3859) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle @ Bruceís. The pourís deep brown with a small head. The nose is woody, chocolate, nutmeg and pepper. Woody tang, some dark grapes. The taste is brown sugar. Creme brulee. Chocolate, cocoa, berry tang. Not much port barrel character here. Medium body, fine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (5260) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2013
50 cl bottle. BBE 30.10.2013.
Pours deep dark red-brown, almost black color with a huge beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, some hops and caramel. Flavor of milky chocolate, cocoa, dark malts and mild coffee notes. Creamy malty palate with a sweetish chocolaty finish. Nice.
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (2802) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 22, 2013
50cl bottle. BB 30/10/2013. Almost black, thick beige head. Roasted malty aroma with milk coffee and chocolate in the back. Flavor has sweetness, mild coffee, chocolate and roastedness. Finish is dry with dark chocolate lingering. Thin body.


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