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Brewed by Elland
Style: Porter
Elland, England

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2009
6th August 2008. On tap at GBBF. Opaque black brown porter. Sharpish and sour. Mild coffee and roasted malt. Mild hoppy finish with a grapefruit aftertaste. A little to edgy to be great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2009
Cask @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel and coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee flavor with some hints of caramel and licorice. Has a roasted malty coffee finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (6526) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2009
Cask-conditioned at Mr Foley’s Cask Ale House, Leeds 23/06/09. Dark mahogany with a slight tan head. Big caramel and coffee aroma. Flavour started with some sweet, milk chocolate before roastiness kicked in, leading to a warming alcohol and moderately bitter finish. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeinDahlem (1343) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - APR 1, 2009
Cask at Chelmsford Winter BF. Easy-drinking, smooth, roasty porter with a sticky hop-bitterness. Big flavor but you could drink it all day. Or you at least think you could.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 27, 2009
Cask @ Bon Accord. Dark brown colour, small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Flavour of roasted malts and coffee malts. full bodied. Bitter finish. Very nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 29, 2009
Cask Real Ale 0.25L glass tasted at Gallows Bird. Tar and smoke in the nose. Dark black reddish colour. Dry slightly bluecheese taste. also some hints of coffee in the taste. No head. Thanks Thomas.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjs (4821) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2009
(Cask at Gallows Bird, Espoo, on 2009-01-23) Black. Small tan coloured head. Smoke and roastedness in aroma. Full bodied and dry palate with little carbonation. Roastedness, smoke, liquorice, bitterness, coffee and slightly burnt flavours. Roasty long lasting aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2009
(Cask@Gallows, Espoo) Very dark brown with almost no head. Licorice-malty, somewhat roasty aroma. Roasty-burned-malty, smoky-tarry flavor with lots of licorice and some solventy alcohol. Medium, slicky body with no carbonation. Nice licorice, but somewhat spoiled by solvents.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2009
cask 0,268l at Gallows RAF 2009 murky black no head roasted malts coffee chocolate bit hops pleasant well balanced bit sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2009
Half at the Bodega, I’m generally not a fan of porters but this was drinkable enough, thick dark pour, viscous mouthfeel. Smell is alcoholic and toasted malts. Taste is sweet toffee and burnt malts, a little hops and quite a strong coffee flavour. Fairly warm alcoholic finish. Decent enough.


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