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Fowlers Gothenburg Porter

Formerly brewed at DemonBrew

Style: Porter
Prestonpans, Lothians, Scotland


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Regular;
Brewed by Demon Brew Dave

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2013
[cask at the Prestoungrange Gothenburg, Prestonpans] Pours very dark brown, pretty much black. Thick white head. Extremely cold serve - Dave told me they pull it through a line that sits in the python with the lager lines. Little aroma as a result, other than the roasty edge. On the taste, once the smoothflow vibe had reduced, it was a very pleasant, dark, roasty porter. Nice dry aftertaste [26012013]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (2757) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2012
Cask by air pressure at Gothenburg, Prestonpans - black ale, good tan head, chocolate, toffee, coffee aroma and flavour, hint of burnt toast too, cool and refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3975) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 23, 2011
Cask @ Alloa Real Ale Festival 2011. Amber colour, off-white head. Nose is light malted and a bit of roastiness. Flaovur is light malted, bit roastiness, caramel light fruits. Slightly sweet finish. Not really a porter, but well done nonetheless and very well drinkable.
Earlier Rating: 3/22/2010 Total Score: 3.3
Cask @ 2nd Larbert Beer Festival. Black colour, tan head. Aroma of barley, roasted malts, chocolate. Flavour of roasted malts, chocolate. A bit sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 30, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2012 On cask at The Goth. Black beer with a lacy, tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, coffee and chocolate. Similar flavours with some burnt toast and fair bitterness. Moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Lovely.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2011
Cask at SRAF. Black pour with thin bubbles on top. Light roasty nose. Thin with a palate of vague burnt toast. Slight mocha finish maybe. Pretty bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (2567) - California, USA - JUN 16, 2011
16 June 2011, tap at SRAF. really dark brown, faint haze, no bubbles or head. thin body and almost no carbonation. nose is burnt bread crumbs. tastes alright. slightly burnt toast stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34404) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ Halfway House, 24 Fleshmarket Close, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1BX.

Clear dark dark blak brown colour with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, coffee, smoke - medicine notes. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20101031]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14513) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2009
28th September 2007. St Albans Beer Fest. Hmmmm had a few by this rate. Light palate. Not bitter. Juicy fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6012) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2007
Cask, Pig’s Ear BF 2007. A classic porter, nothing imperial about this one, but they should nat all be about that. Full body, sweetness, liquorice, coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - NOV 23, 2007
Cask, Alloa BF 07. Black with an off-white head. Burnt plums and coffee in the nose. Mouth is inoffensive, with some toasted marshmallows, icing sugar and burning wood. Cocoa and roasted malts dominate.

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