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Five Points Railway Porter

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Brewed by Five Points
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (12259) - 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 (4202) - 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 (320) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (592) - - DEC 30, 2014
Deep malty aroma. Pours really well. Thick and rich. Good blackest black colour. A little syrupy and lingers on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1037) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 30, 2014
330ml bottle shared at Mad For Beer (Rome). Pours black with a medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, strong coffee and some malt, chocolate. Flavour is light sweet then bitter, chocolate, caramel, coffee in the end. Medium to light body, low carbonation. Good porter!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (3558) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 28, 2014
33cl bottle. Bottled on 03 10 14. Pours black in color, thick espresso head. Roasted malt, tobacco, milk chocolate and instant coffee. Flavor has coffee, chocolate, milk sweetness, hops. Roasty, ashy finish. Wow. Medium bodied, long finish. You can’t get much better porter with this ABV. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma of roast malt, coffee, chocolate and toffee. Medium body, flavour much as the aroma. Very nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cimbasso (295) - - DEC 14, 2014
Pours a very dark brown with a tan head. It has all the typical porter characteristics - burnt notes, coffee flavours good bitterness. Very well made, with excellent flavours and a good balance; - a classic porter. High drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1510) - Sandnes, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Svart farve med mørk beige skum. Lukt av røstet malt, kaffe og sjokolade. Smak røstet malt, bek, kaffe og sjokolade. Lang maltet avslutning med innslag av lakris. Import.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (1807) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
Lukt: Kraftid duft av kaffe, bek, sjokolade og vanilje.
Utseende: Dyp sort farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt lag brunt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: God smak av kaffe, noe sjokolade og vanilje.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Oddbins London Bridge, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@330ml, ABV@4,8%


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