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Cromarty Ghost Town

Brewed by Cromarty
Style: Porter
Cromarty, Scotland


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
cask, autumn seasonal

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9271) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Keg, Brewdog Leicester. Black with a beige head. Nutty, gritty dark chocolate with rich coffee. Spicy with solid earthiness. Sweet, dark berries with vanilla and liquorice. Some green piney aspects with a peppery finish. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Silvan7 (967) - Samarate, ITALY - OCT 27, 2015
On tap @ CASK (Pimplico, London). marrone, molto scura, velata, con schiuma beige finissima e persistente. Aroma piuttosto intenso, decismaente maltato, tostato, ricorda la frutta secca, nocciole e noci brasiliane. Erbaceo da luppolo molto intenso per lo stile. note di vaniglia meno intense nel retrolfattivo. Gusto abboccato, maltato, tostato deciso, dal cacao amaro alla nocciola. amaro luppolato il finale. leggermente acidula. Corposa, quasi oleosa, carbonatazione debole, poco calda, piena. equilibrata ed armonica

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thmsboyd (188) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2015
Bottle BBE: 16 Mar 16. Cellar temp. (+2hr@RT). Pours near black with a hint of red/brown, with a large, tight, creamy tan head. ’Green’ nose; mossy and herbal with a little cheese & onion. Below that, rich toffee and burnt toast aromas. A moderate coffee bitterness is underpinned by a light caramel sweetness on the tongue. The body is medium, the texture slick, carbonation medium-low and the finish toasty and slightly astringent. Overall an enjoyable porter, a bit hoppier than typical for style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Bottle from Hippo Beers in Glasgow. Pours deep mahogany with a rocky beige head. Sweet malty liquorice aroma. The taste is smooth and malty starting with light spice along with black fruits, ash an a touch of liquorice. Nice enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bubeer (223) - - AUG 8, 2015
Unsearchable dark brown with amber edges. Large light brown head with high retention. In the nose bread, toast and hops, some oily aroma plus pear notes. Full body with oily texture and long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6357) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle from Deeside Drinks Emporium. Deep brown pour with a prominent tan head. Nose of bark and peppery roasted ash. A touch of vanilla and general rocky road fudge. The taste is moderately bitter, dry. Dark cocoa. some coffee. Just a touch of brown sugar. Medium body, active carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2726) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2015
On tap at the Bath Brew House, Bath. deep ruby brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is dark caramel, taste has a touch of sweet malts, thick body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mortlach (1555) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle @Il Santo Bevitore (Rome). Deep brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate, liquorice and nuts. Flavour is not so characterized by malt as the label says. Chocolate, a touch of coffee and liquorice, dry and bitter end. Low body, medium to light carbonation. Qui te good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (801) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Pours very dark brown clear with deep tan head. Malty chocolate liquorice hoppy slight pine. Roasted flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (3589) - South Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2015
From a bottle in Edinburgh. Dark Brown; opaque; frothy head. Odd petroleum-type aromatic ruins the nose. The flavor is much better but still has an unusual, hard to describe, off taste that seems akin to burnt grain. Medium carbonation and body.

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