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


on tap

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbnz (96) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle @ Dean Swift in London

Appearance: Deep black body, beige head
Aroma: Chocolate, espresso, dark fruit
Taste: Roasted malts, caramel, chocolate, espresso, woody
Palate: Medium body

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7768) - NUNEATON, 3rd, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2015
Keg, St Andrews Brew House, Norwich, 02/09/15. Thick filthy tobacco collar on glossy mahogany. Dense wafting flavour layered with dark chocolate, humbug, blueberry and plum. Nose After Eight peppermint, coffee grounds, cigar linger, plummy undertones. Absolutely hallucinatory with flavour after a week of pissy lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (11521) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2015
Keg (St. Andrews Brewhouse, Norwich) (7+:4+:7+:4+:14+=3.6+++++)
Nice black, not even any glints when held up to the light, cappuccino head. Lovely coffee-ey and chocolatey aroma. Rich roasty body, burnt but not astringent at all. Lovely milkiness in the palate. A super stout porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2145) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2015
330ml bottle from real Ale store, Newark. Deep almost black colour with a beige head. Roasted make and fruit aroma. Taste mainly sweet with a roasted bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (386) - SINGAPORE - AUG 29, 2015
Draught, cask at the GBBF 2015 (London Olympia) on 14-Aug-2015. Black in colour with a thick beige head. Medium body with low carbonation. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. Flavour of coffee, smoke, malt, chocolate and sweet caramel. Nice balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
themightyjag (268) - - AUG 28, 2015
330ml bottle from Ales By Mail. Big bubbly tan head, nice lacing. Very dark brown body. Rich chocolate nose, hint of caramel, coffee berries. Flavour is creamy, milk chocolate, coffee, roasted nuts on the finish. Rich creamy mouthfeel, light carbonation, very smooth. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3443) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
Five points railway porter, cask @ GBBF. Deep black with a tan head the nose is roasty peppery coffee. Smooth med-light body with a great creamy coffee flavor. Wonderful stuff, one of my fav stouts at the fest with great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours very dark with beautiful dense beige head. Nose is coffee, chocolate. Taste is soft, milk chocolate, coffee, lightly bitter, roasted malts. Decent bitterness at finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (3547) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2015
At GBBF. Almost black porter with stable, light beige head; aroma of cocoa, black peppercorns, dried banana, toast, some floral hops. Restrained fruitiness, caramelly sweetishness quickly overcome by dry roasted bitterness but remaining gentle, bit thin body, roasted and florally hoppy bittering finish. Typical old school English porter (to the extent this style is ’recreatable’ from the past, that is). Thanks to Ster from the BeerTemple for the suggestion!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bullit (4258) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 13, 2015
Cask @ The Raven. Black colour, dense light brown head. Nose is freshly ground coffee, roasted mals, chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate and coffee milk. Nice roast bitterness, and very drinkable. Good stuff.

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