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Elland 1872 Porter

Brewed by Elland
Style: Porter
Elland, England


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
International Award Winning Porter based around an original 1872 recipe (hence the name), very dark and rich with a complex bittersweet palate and luscious malt flavours with warming rich port notes that combine into the subtle hoppy finish.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, amber malt, chocolate malt, muscovado sugar, molasses. Goldings, Challenger and First Gold hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nilsas (3294) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2016
Lukt: Kaffe, bek og sjokolade.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum.
Smak: Kaffe, lakris og mørk sjokolade.
Hvor: 27 th Ealing Beer Festival.
Medium: Tapp@175ml, ABV@6,5%, Når@08.07.2016

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mbooker1 (3) - - MAR 5, 2016 does not count
Glorious at the Wigan Beer Festival, no wonder it has been beer of Britain! Complex sugars behaving like molasses wild fire. Full on and testing taste buds that you would expect from the hop combo. Gentle heat like warm trade winds to finish. A classic, still brilliant!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (5246) - FINLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Rated to 07.01.2016.

cask@gallows. Black. Some sweet licorice, dark malty nose. Med bodied, thinner than expected. Soft charcoal, some dark cola, dry licorice. Malty, smooth. Tasty.

-- bb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (5502) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Cask at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is dark brown with small foamy slightly brownish head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, dryness, chocolate and roasted malts. Not very fresh but overall very drinkable. Nice chocolate body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (2747) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Cask at Bow Bar. Deep ruby brown. Nose is dried fruits, light roast. Taste is soft and smooth, dark roasted malts, milk chocolate, light alcohol warming, cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (6041) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at JDW CW, London. It pours a dark brown color with small tan head. Aroma is rich coffee notes, cocoa, roasted malts. Taste is also rich and lightly sweet with milk chocolate, caramel, cocoa and light espresso. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, very nice

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2015
Cask at IMBC 2015. Ruby black beer with a thin, cream-coloured head. The lots of dark chocolate and light coffee notes in a nose that’s a little overbearing. The taste has plenty of bitterness, with coffee and milky chocolate flavours, with bitterness continuing onto a finish that evokes marmite. Nice, smooth mouthfeel. This was recommended by another drinker as "the best dark beer I have had in my life" by I was rather underwhelmed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (1370) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2015
Great porter, good coffee and chocolate notes on the aroma, and creamy mouthfeel, but enough of a bitter finish to make it relatively easy drinking for its abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redders1974 (846) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2015
On cask lovely underlying roastiness sweet without being cloying cherry tobacco earthy hints

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4349) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 6, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015 after my iPod battery died but I have photographic evidence from my digital camera that I had this beer... Dark black like black coffee with wisps of tan foam around the edges. Smooth mouthfeel giving roasted coffee, chocolate and sugary/molasses sweetness. Good stuff but by this point I was definitely the worse for wear.

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