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Brodies Pina Colada Porter
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Brewed by Brodies
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Special.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ Brodies Bunny Basher Festival 2011 - King William IV, 816 High Road, Leyton, London, England E10 6AE.

Clear dark red brwon colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, artificial candy. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, artificial candy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110501]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2011
Cask (handpump) at Brodies Bunny Basher Festival at King William IV, Leyton on 1 May 2011. Dark brown with a loose beige head. Well roasted aroma with sprinklings of powdery cocoa. Not a lot of pina in evidence. Or colada for that matter. Maybe a little coconut although whether I would have spotted that without the name of the beer as a clue is debatable. The mouthfeel is quite firm and dry. Overall, very drinkable but didn’t quite deliver as much intensity as I was expecting. On the other hand, I could see any beer delivering pina colada elements in profusion becoming a bit of a sickly mess, so I guess the final verdict on this is that it walked a very fine line rather skilfully.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13350) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2011
1st May 2011
At the brewpub in Leyton. Opaque black beer, not much of a head. Smooth palate. Low carbonation. Subtle chocolate in the dark malt with a nice sweet touch of coconut and sweet - vaguely pineapple - notes. Finishes slightly minerally and neutral. Not for the first time I find myself really liking the inventive flavours of Brodies beers but wishing the body had more substance and/or condition. A bolder heavier version of this could be a real winner!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (12651) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2011
Cask handpull at William IV Leyton. Black beer. Lasting thin beige head. Choccy aroma choc. Some pineapple if you stretch the imagination. Touch of coconut on aroma. Ok


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