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Elland 1872 Porter

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Brewed by Elland
Style: Porter
Elland, England

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1664) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
Tried at the Lincoln beer festival 2015. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma of coffee, and chocolate with roasted malt and fruit. Taste is similar.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4209) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Black with a small head. Some traces of chocolate with a medium body. Have read quite a lot of rave reviews about this one but it disappointed me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1657) - NORWAY - MAY 7, 2015
From cask at Lass O?Gowrie 07.05.15. Black. Foamy beige head. Aroma of coffee, black malt and star anise. Similar taste. Low drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1074) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Cask at JDW. Dark brown with a lasting tan head and some lace. Dusting of chocolate on the nose, light red grape also. Taste is a really nice swirl of dark fruits and light coffee and chocolate notes. Mouthfeel is good, feels well joined up, neither to sweet nor too dry. Drinkable also. Fine porter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5872) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2015
Cask at Lloyds bar. Pours black, nose is smoky, meaty, roasted chocolate, taste is similar, quite dry and bitter, lots of chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
47574xeCD (555) - Godís Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
Racked Cask at Walsall Beer Festival 10/04/15 My good god. Iíve been meaning to try this for some time and it did not dissapoint. Lucious black porter with a good tan covering, nose is smokey stout style with dark chocolate roasted malts and cocoa, dark smooth velvet. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1870) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Cask in the Commercial Inn, Sowerby Bridge. Pours black with a nice tan head. Rich and bitter with notes of chocolate, leather, liquorice and just a hint of blackcurrant. Oily texture. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5613) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 10, 2015
Cask at the Walsall Camra, beer festival 2015. Poured a clear dark mahogany with a round bubbly light tan head. The aroma is roasty, light smoke malt. The flavour is moderate to strong bitter with a smooth toasty burnt treacle liqourice bitter palate and a long bitter finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Nice enough but way too bitter and smoky for me. I almost called the fire brigade!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1253) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford. Dark brown with a loose tan head. Astringent aroma with liquorice and coffee in the scent. Taste us sweet at first. Almost reminiscent of a coffee-laden breakfast stout... then the sourness kicks in. A rounded and appreciable experience. Not sure if this would be slightly better in a non-JDW outlet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1238) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Pour is black with a brown/cream head. Roasted aroma with a taste of roast, coffee and hints of milk.


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