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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: 136   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
Nocturne (1040) - 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 (5597) - 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 (497) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2015
Racked Cask at Walsall Beer Festival 10/04/15 My good god. I’ve 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 (1782) - 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 (5415) - 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 (1183) - 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 (1165) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerViking (2932) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Cask at the Kings Tun, can’t believe I’ve not rated it yet. Near black with a milk-coffee cream, Nose is coffee, treacle and plum. Texture is stewed dark fruit and cream. Hugely rich with port wine notes plus lots of burnt treacle, liquorice, a faint plummy tartness, herbal bitterness, hints of bitter cocoa. Stunningly good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1940) - DENMARK - JAN 24, 2015
Cask. Dark brown close to black with a medium sized beige head. Lots of roasted malt, chocolate, cocoa, molasses, light earthy.. Medium body, firm bitterness throughout, soft mouthfeel. Long malty finish, a bit warming. Soft and flavourful.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1840) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma: intense roasted malts, some sweetness, caramel, liquorice. Appearance: black, small, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: roasted malts continue, remains sweet throughout, slightly dry finish, intense liquorice. Overall: quite a nice Porter, great aroma and taste. Pint at The Champion, Bayswater.


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