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Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Porter
Bristol, England

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - January to March.
"Bristol Porter" / "Porter"
This “Dramatically Dark” beer is a complex, satisfying Porter…smooth, rich and distinctive. Pale, crystal brown, and chocolate malts, plus fruit, feature on the nose, whilst the Fuggles and Golding hops ensure a powerful and satisfying finish…bittersweet and hints of chocolate and toffee.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sm89walt (1780) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 6, 2011
Cask - The Bell Hotel (JDW), Norwich. Small though lasting, creamy-bubbly beige head leaving some lace atop a very dark brown body. Roasted malt & coffee aroma. Similar flavour profile with chocolate notes, finishing with a lingering dry coffee bitterness. Soft & smooth on the palate, medium body with a lasting bitter malt finish. A nice, fairly hefty though easy dinking porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 Cask Conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton. A black porter. Didn’t make notes on this as didn’t realise it was different to Butcombe Old Vic which showed up as rated. I did however score it, and from those marks it’s obvious I enjoyed it. From memory it was a really smooth porter with good dark malt flavours. Score 3.7
Subsequent rating scored 3.8 Score unaltered

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2011
cask at NWAF ... deep brown ... soft sweet toffee roast ... light chocolate malt nose ... light thin bittter roast ... light charcoal ... light puff camdy... ok


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