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Buckerfields Fantastico Double Shot Porter

Buckerfields Fantastico Double Shot Porter
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Brewed by Swans Hotel (Buckerfield Brewery)
Style: Porter
Victoria, Canada


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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
This batch contains 1200 shots of Fantastico Cafe espresso

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - FEB 16, 2013
On tap.Lots of coffee! A robust style, tobacco on the nose, and coffee flavour, a bit thin, simple, grain is palpable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4913) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2013 (Draught) Sampled at Swan’s Brewpub. Very different experience. Has a chocolate ice cream flavour. Good flavour with typical Swan’s slight wateriness. Better. [Updated rating 3.5; February 15, 2013] (650ml bottle) Purchased at Spinnakers In Vic West. Ours a thin, near headless black body. Nose of bitter chocolate and rich coffee. Slightly soured, very bitter cocoa... Thin, light palate. Needs more malt base for the palate and perhaps +1-2% ABV. Fair. [Original rating 3.0; July 1 2012] --- reviewed on RateBeer.com

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarryBeast (611) - - MAY 23, 2012
Coffee disguised as beer. If you were to heat this up, pour it in a mug and drink it in the morning you’d be getting the best of two worlds. (I’m not a coffee drinker or I would have ranked this much higher).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blomster (268) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle. Huge gusher. Way overcarbonated. Pours dark brown with a high, fizzy head that settles fast. Aroma of milky chocolate with some coffee in the background, also some wet dust. Taste is coffee, with a bit of roasted malts. Some acidity. Light bodied, thin texture, very abrupt finish. With that gusher and overcarbonation, I had anticipated tasting a clearly infected beer, but I can´t detect any off flavours that an infection would cause. Forgettable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13931) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2012
Dark brown. Big huge coffee aroma - quite roast. Taste has lots of coffee, some acidity in the finish but is a little bit thin on the malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (10568) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011
650mL bottle, pours black with a small tan head. Nose is just like a cup of medium roasted coffee with little else. Flavour of sweetened medium roast coffee, without being cloying - pretty monolithic flavour profile. Not complex, but good for what it is. Light, smooth palate. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RumRunner101 (900) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle purchased at Swans Liquor store. This beer was exactly what I expected - smells like a fresh cup of coffee. Coffee, dark chocolate, and sweet malt come through on the palate with a smooth, creamy, sweet coffee finish. Heavy coffee flavours in this brew, and maybe a little bit too sweet, but an enjoyable seasonal treat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3638) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 2, 2010
Tap at St Augustines Black , small beige head.Pungent espresso nose and palate, thin bodied. Like a cold cup pf coffee somewhat. Interesting, but a bit hard to finish

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