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Brewed by Five Points Brewing Company
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Cask, Keg & Bottle; Regular.

A Porter in the classic London style with our own twist. Aromas of chocolate and coffee with hints of caramel, brewed with British East Kent Goldings hops.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mortlach (1071) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 26, 2015
On tap @Mad For Beer (Rome) with ippopotamo36. Pours black with a medium beige-cappuccino head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate, stunning! Flavour has dark chocolate, coffee and some hers in the end. Round and perfectly balanced, so gently and "English", one of the best porter I’ve ever had. Simply amazinzg, chapeau!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ippopotamo36 (530) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 23, 2015
At Mad for Beer pub Rome-Italy, in tap. Very fresh. With mortlach. Pours black with a brownish head persistent. Nose: toasted coffee beans, dark chocolate, incredibly round and fresh. Mouth: wow! Herbal in a pleasant way, mild coffee, persistent bitter end. So good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1633) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle Ales by Mail. Rich black porter, with big roast aroma and hints of rubber and coffee. A little thin on the palate, sour fruit aftertaste, lingering dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (11748) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2015
KRS 270914. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, caramel. Flavour is chocolate, roasted malt, nuts, caramel, grain, coffee. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkam (220) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
On tap. Pours black with a nice head. nice aroma and flavour of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee with a hints of hops beneath. Medium body, lightly bitter finish. Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1986) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours dark with creamy tan head. Aroma is rich and grainy. Taste follows with nutty roasted malts, earthy coffee and cocoa. A mighty fine porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6896) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2015
33 cl bottle. Bottled on 12.09.2014. BBE 12.03.2015.
Pours black color with a large beige head. Very roasty and ashy dry aroma with hints of vanilla and cocoa, slightly bready and nutty too. Dark chocolate, cocoa powder and coffee on the flavor, a dash of rye and oat, dark bread and hops also, dry woody and somewhat ashy finish. Balanced and refined robust Porter, tasty.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13021) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Gravity cask at Tap East Open Brewhouse Beer Festival - London. Pours dark brown with a rich, creamy tan head. Deep dark malt nose, some chocolate, coffee. Light-medium sweet with nice dark malt character, further cocoa, slight tangy fruits, bitter dirt. Light bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Light drying cocoa finish, more roast and lightly tangy dark fruits. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4345) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
(cask) clear deep ruby-black colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of toasted malts and hazelnuts, with a hint of ash, some vanilla and herbal hops. flavour is mostly roasted hazelnuts and ash, with a light hint of yeast, some apricots and dark chocolate. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zekada (369) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2015
Draft at Beer Craft Co., Holborn. Aroma has roasted malts, some coffee and beans. Pour black with a medium brown head. Taste is a real let down. Bland but it has a roasti after taste. Palate is disappointingly thin. Overall it smells and looks inviting but has a poor delivery.


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