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Five Points Railway Porter

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Brewed by Five Points
Style: Porter
London, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (479) - SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Dark beer with a thin beige head. Chocolate malt aroma. Flavour is malt, chocolate and a touch of hop. Very drinkable indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2543) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Tap, dark pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, taste is chocolate, some vanilla too

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (2609) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2014
On Cask. Smooth intense malty beginning. Fresh, roasted, smooth. Intense malty-smokey with a nice floral undertone. The aftertaste is long, roasted-intense. Great!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10534) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
Draught at Craft Covent Garden. Black beer with a nice beige/ brownish head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, licorice, hay, vanilla, soot notes. Roasted soot and wood flavor, peat, hay, dark chocolate, cocoa. A bit too heavy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2818) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2014
Black colour, firm beige head. Aroma of chocolate, malts, coffee and light hops. Malty flavour, chocolate and coffee, lots of bitter coffee. Finish chocolate, coffee and cacao. Nice!
(Draught -keg- @ Craft Beer Co., Clapham, RBESG 2014)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (301) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Cask on gravity at the Hope, Carshalton on 11 August 2014. Pours black with a white head. Aroma of chocolate. Sweetish finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (8228) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Draught @ Craft Beer Co. Clapham. Pitch black color, medium sized dense light brown head. Aroma is malts, dark malts, coffee, lightly earthy. Taste malts, dark malts, earthy, bitter, lightly coffee. Medium body and carbonation. Lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8049) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
Guest beer on cask, 1/3 pint at The Cock Tavern. Spotty lacing from a a low fawn-coloured head. Jet black body. Slightly roasted black malts on the nose. Mild chocolate, earth, and coffee to the flavour character. Smooth in the mouth. Medium bodied. A nice porter, maybe a tad too sweet (Hackney, London 13.07.2014).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Cask at the Hanging Bat. Pours black, nose is chocolate, dry toffee, taste is sweet chocolate and toffee.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1167) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Cask in the Firehouse, Sowerby Bridge. Pours black with a tan head. Sweet with lots of chocolate at first. This is a class porter. Full of flavour and very good.


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