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Brewed by Chios Microbrewery
Style: Smoked
Chios, Greece

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Carefully selected roasted and caramel malts, combined with beech wood smoked malt, give this Porter a strong and unique character. Bottled unfiltered and unpasteurised in very limited quantity. (A single batch for 2013.)


eisnoton's rating

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
eisnoton (17) - Athens, - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle. Nice brown head, but didn’t last too much. Strong (greek!) coffee and smoke aroma. Same at the powerful taste. Like the long lasting bitter finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3449) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Black of color with a brown head. An aroma of smoked, liqurice, dark chocolate and weak rubber. A flavor of burnt malt, coffee, bitter, cold coffee and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10685) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Almost black with a light brown head. Aroma is dry, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 040714

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (10830) - DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle, 6.2%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and dark chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, smoke, coffee, medium sweet, liquorice, notes of smoke, medium sweet and medium bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13833) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Medium head with medium duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, soy, wood, caramel and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle at RBNG-14. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, hop, licorice, coffee. Flavour is fruit, roasted malt, coffee, licorice, hop, caramel. full body. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
giorgos_gtc (39) - GREECE - JUN 11, 2014
Something like a bitter chocolate. Smoked enough in the aroma but different taste as a smoked beer. Good enough. It is fair to taste again. Combined well with some dark chocolate or a mild cigar.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1189) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2014
Black with an off white head - peated somoked malt aroma - Smoked malt body with some bitterness - Lingering smoked malt finish - This was good

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (5087) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
33cl via a friend who went to the brewery. Roasted malts aroma. Thin tan head. Chocolate and smoke in the taste. Very good. I would drink this again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (4815) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Deanso. Pours very dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma is massive roasty, dark chocolate, coffee, malt. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light heavy bitter. The smoke comes out in the palate fairly softly with toffee and fudge. Fairly thick mouthfeel. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. Nice one!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3237) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 17, 2014
Sampled from a 0.355l bottle @ RBNG 2014. In the glass this has a deep and dark brown appearance. A little sidesticking brown top is also present, but it’s fading quote quickly. Roasted nose, lots of cocoa powder, a little wood, coffee and a fair amount of chocolate. Sweet milky chocolate. Tastes nice at first then it turns a bit grainy and old coffee acidic- ish. Like it’s a really old bottle or something. Sun damaged chocolate and cold coffee. It has a oily feeling in the mouth and it’s about average on the bubbles. Bitter and a tad harsh. There is also more cocoa in the taste, along with something that reminds me of smoked acidic chocolate milk. Not something I need to drink loads of, but it has some good qualities also. 15.02.2014


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