Brewed by Canterbury Brewers
Style: Porter
Canterbury, England


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottled (at 5.8%).
Dark, malty porter with strong toffee chocolates and a licorice finish.
Hops: Goldings and floral Willamette

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, - FEB 28, 2014
Pretty tasty if quite sweet porter. Some nice chalk dryness to offset the brown sugar vibes...decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (5043) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle (50cl) Sampled half: Served in a shaker at room temperature: Hazy ree ish brown beer. Small head. Some aromas of roast, soya, cacoa, chocolate. Flavours of chocolate, like chocolate milk, light toast, toasted herbs, bitters. Aftertaste is bitter, chocolate and some herbs. Low carbo, watery mouthfeel and medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (4071) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from Harrisoni cheers Ian; clear light brown pour with a big frothy off white head, dark malt and chocolate aroma, taste has some roast smokey malts, dark fruit, bold chocolate powder, pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (463) - Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Cask, 5.8%. Appearance is very dark, ruby tinge, a half-finger beige head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, liquorice and port notes. Taste- lots of dark fruits, especially blackcurrant, port hints, bitter hops and coffee, cocoa powder. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2939) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Cask at Kingston Beer Festival, dark mahogany with a coarse white head, dark fruit and a little apple on the nose, sweetish and fruity but with an earthy and slightly dry bitterness. Complex and rather intriguing. More like an Old Ale maybe?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (2905) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is a hazy dark brown-black beer with chocolate and liquorice flavours, coffee notes and red fruit and more chocolate on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2510) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Ruby brown pour. Small slight tan head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted grain. Big chocolate taste up front. Smooth and delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4642) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 11, 2013
Flaske 0,5l delt med Rune under seanse hos ham 7 Jan 13. 5,8%-versjonen. Gave fra Harrisoni! Thanks a lot. Dyp amber. Veldig høyt luftig skum men mye lacing. Forsiktig røstet maltaroma. Ølet står til navnet - “Light Porter”. En må nesten få opplyst at det er en porter en drikker. Alle karakteristika er kraftig nedtonet. Men det er et bra øl. Masse bunnfall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 8, 2013
500ml bottle, 5.8 % abv, received from the great man known as Harrisoni during a meet-up in London last November. Many thanks! Rocky, fawn-coloured head leaving lacework to the glassware. Nice rustic coloured body. Slightly roasted smell of dark, mid-sweet malts, notes of earth and bread. Bittersweet grainy taste with hints of caramel malts. Finish off with bitter roastiness and a touch of dark fruits. Medium bodied. Not a typical porter in my book, but quite nice anyway (shared with Finn, Tromsø 07.01.2013).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18757) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2012
Cask @ 13th Egham Beer Festival. Pours a dark brown black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

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