witthatsbier (133) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2013
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
was the cask brewed in uk for wetherspoons,very little nose a bit grainy but no coffee tones,same for flavour bit bland with no coffee taste at all quite sweet and not very dry,with little finish and quite thin,a case of wetherspoons
commissioning beers for the sake of it,they really should stick to well known countries with a brewing heritage and certainly not greece
SilkTork (5012) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
JDW, Rochester. Dark with creamy head. Watery and greasy dark beer. Milky coffee and caramel flavours. Wishy washy. Not quite an epic fail, but heading there. Points for at least being drinkable, and also for being tasty, even if only in parts.
downender (5610) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On gravity at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol April 2013. Dark brown with a slight, off-white head. Slight roastiness, some sweet dark fruit and a dryish finish. A bit thin in the mouth and no coffee evident. So so.
maeib (8041) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask conditioned handpump Willow Walk London 22/04/13. A very dark ruby coloured beer with an off-white head. More like a mild really tasting dry and mild. Some dry roast in the nose and a little fruit in the mouth. Absolutely no coffee for me. A nice enough drink but not as advertised.
wheresthepath (1382) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading] Black with a moderate cream head and a middling amount of fizz. Thereís definitely coffee in the aroma, but itís rather lighter on tasting. Thereís roasted malt too and a little smoke, but itís rather thin and watery and the hops fail to show. On the plus side itís easy-drinking and strangely refrshing for a supposed porter, but overall itís rather insipid and disappointing. Shame.
PaulW (89) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pretty ordinary stuff. Served too cold, perhaps. Has all the look of a porter, but the aroma was pretty slight. Taste wise there were hints of what you might expect; coffee and chocolate, with a bit of balance from some pretty non- descriptive hopping. Pretty bland.
tombyars (1266) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in April 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear dark garnet in colour with a thin creamy buff head. Caramelised sugar in the long aroma. Thin oily mouthfeel and superb lacing. Dark malts give a maltloaf base with milky coffee and sweet toffee notes through it. Earthy hop resins are short lived though. Malt in the finish with hints of vanilla fudge, syrupy dates and juicy raisins evident. This porter was on cracking form and well recommended.
RichardW (1298) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
cask lloyds Carlisle. Low coffee chocolate aroma, soft semi sweet palate with a little bitterness late on. Metallic tinged finish which is a bit of a shame. The roast malt lurks around but isnít punchy enough, touch of orange in the aftertaste.
genegenie (8) - Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND - APR 26, 2013 does not count
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
An easily drunk porter. Not heavy and with the right amount of light coffee flavours. Looked good and tasted better, I really enjoyed this pint
jmgreenuk (2589) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at The White Swan, Solihull. Poured a dark reddish brown with a frothy tan head. The aroma is of roasted malt and coffee. The flavour is weak bitter, malty with a little fruit and almost no coffee. I expected much more from this than it delivered.