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Feral Smoked Porter

Brewed by Feral Brewing Co.
Style: Smoked
Baskerville, Australia


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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Feral smoked porter has a very gentle bitterness and combines the classic coffee and chocolate character of the Porter style with a subtle smoked hickory flavour derived from the use of peated distiller’s malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tuxford (13) - - JUL 19, 2014
Pours dark red to black, big smoke taste but a bit light on other flavours. Bitterness is well balanced with malty characters.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3039) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at omhper 20140516.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Light smoked malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Smoked malt, rather sweet, vinous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2014
330ml bottle. Poured a clear ruby-hued chestnut brown with a fizzy, mostly fading light tan head. Aromas of roasted nuts, bacon, lapsang souchong and some mid to dark fruit. Much the same to taste with some yeasty complexities on the back palate. Light to medium body, medium to full carbonation, quite a firm-textured mouthfeel and then a lengthy finish of smoked malts, tea and salt-rubbed bacon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19307) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottled. Near black, rich head. Mildly ashy nose. Dryish with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Asphalt, notes of metal and molasses. Mid bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
magpieken (47) - - APR 28, 2014
Dark brown with a lightly frothy head. Hints of malt and smoke but not enough to keep me interested.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rosslew (190) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2014
Pours dark, little bubbles on sight but can taste a bit of fizz. Smokey, caramel in aroma. Tastes very much like bacon. Smooth on tongue. Not much lingering in finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Cask, Union Hotel. Medium brown. Very light smoke and gently roasty nose. Soft body...light smoke but it’s kind of ashy. Malts are sweet, little bit toffeeish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle at SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, Singapore
Dark brown clor, almost black, with small head. There is some smoke and firewood aroma. The flavor confirms and underlines that the smoke profile of this beer is more a Schwarzwäld Schinken than the one from peat; the body is lean, almost weak; there is some roasted malt flavor.
Pleasant but not exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Supertrev (51) - CHINA - DEC 23, 2013
My 1st porter. Smells and tastes like smoked ham. Nice and dark. Can't see a lot of bubbles but it is quite fizzy. A nice beer with a nice taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KeefOz (881) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - DEC 13, 2013
Poured an opaque black with cherry red tints around the edges and a one- to two-finger light tan frothy head that retains a while but then collapses to a thin film of bubbles across the top of the beer. Aroma pleasantly of smoked ham/bacon. Taste pleasantly of smoked ham, not over powering. Light to medium body but thin body for a porter. Finish short smooth soft and smoky but a trace metallic on the back palate. For me, a great beer.

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