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Cromarty Ghost Town

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91
92
style
Brewed by Cromarty
Style: Porter
Cromarty, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask, autumn seasonal


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1292) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
24.2.2015. Malty aroma with liquorice, coffee, caramel. Taste is very malty, roasty, liquorice, dryish bitter finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2885) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Black with a thin tan head. It has a liquorice, coffee and malty flavour followed by chocolate and floral red fruit and currnats on the finish. Excellent!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrHangover (3049) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle @ THT January. Pours a very dark brown beer with a a small beige head on top. Aroma of dark caramel, light woody touches, licorice and some peat. Flavor is quite sweet with some coffee and peat in there, followed by some dark chocolate bitterness. Touch of sweet malts in the back. Okay beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18573) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2979) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Sampled at an ESBLS tasting. It poured a brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of bread, cocoa and some burnt wood. The taste was of wood, cocoa and some woodiness. It had a medium body with nice carbonation. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5331) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Sampled at esbls. Lots of amber and it is mostly clear. No foam. An odd aroma that has earth and some kind of funkiness. Fruit? Earth is tasted with coffee and grain. Easy to drink. Mild bitterness and some sulfur. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (282) - Křge, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2014
bottle @ Scotland. Appearance: pours clear dark brown with ok frothy off-white head with some acing. aroma/taste: grain/bread, caramel, chocolate, cocoa, coffe and hints of herbal notes. palette: low to medium carbonation, medium body, some caramel sweetness, averagebitterness, medium duration and an oily texture. Overall: ok, but not to powerful porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
[6506-20140710] Cask. Roasted dusty grains aroma. Black body with a medium-lasting foamy light tan head. Roasted wood charcoal flavour has a surprising pepper spiced finish. Full body is a little dry. Tasty but boozy. (7/3/8/4/15) 3.7
(Scottish Real Ale Festival 2014 @ Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1156) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
500ml bottle, dry mocha chocolate malt, lighty roasted, a little vanilla and liquorice, floral notes, finish is dry and bitter. Nice hoppy porter. Medium body, velvety creamy texture with average carbonation. Finishes smooth with a bit of smoke.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Cask at Cloisters. Sweet chocolate roast, some liquorice, dry light smoky finish.


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