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Gadds Dogbolter

Brewed by Ramsgate
Style: Porter
Broadstairs, England


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Cask: Regular - previously a winter seasonal.
"Winter Porter" (also "Dark Porter")
Strong, dark and handsome.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2778) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 10, 2016
Cask @ Linen Hall, Enniskillen [260216]
Very dark brown, dense white head, light lacing
Aroma of soft roasted malt, some dark sweet fruits
Taste of roasted malts, touch of yeast, soft burnt notes, some dark fruit malts, sticky dark fruits, bit smoky, quite complex, but not a big fan of the flavour
Palate - Medium body, quite sticky, ligth sweet, more bitter. FInish a bit dry.
Overall - It’s well made, but I found it a bit hard going tbh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4758) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled, Counting House, Glasgow (29 Feb 2016), roasted malty, chocolate aroma, dark brown with an off-white head and intermittent lacing, chocolate, roasted malty, oily, moderate bitterness, good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Don2711 (385) - - FEB 20, 2016
Very dark with off white head. Aroma malty with cream. Taste as it looks. Decent strength and nice on palate. Very moreish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WaddlingPlatypus (128) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Pint at Old Wetherspoons, Durham. Dark with an off-white head. Aroma of burnt malt and warm milk. The taste is similar to the aroma; roasted malt and cream.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4072) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2016
Cask@imperial, Walsall. Dark brown beer withmedium head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, some charcoal, dark fruit and a hint of chocolate. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parmenion777 (143) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2016
Pours a dark brown almost black colour with a plum purple tinge, a loose frothy beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, some hops and smokiness, a bit subdued. A bitter roasted malt, ashy taste, and long bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6362) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Cask at The Railway, Putney as ’Gadds Dogbolter’. Black with a red hue, bubbly tan head leaves thick lacing. Aroma is airy, some smoke. Body is rounded, quite light, soft carbonation. Taste is smokey and roasted with charcoal biscuits and dark chocolate. A touch of fruity ester, some resin and apple. Quite dry and toasty. Finishes pretty aggressive bitter and dry. Decent but not easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Stange. Supplier: The Berkeley (Bristol). Smoky and malty with notes of oats.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2016
Cask at Wheatsheaf (JDW), Stoke. Pours black brown with tan head. Thin and rather plain porter. Not much going on really, touch of choc, roast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Cask at the Crosse Keys (JDW), City of London. Deep reddish chestnut with a loose beige head; rich chocolate malt aroma; smooth, with a an initial bitter chocolate taste, then changing to a sweeter milk chocolate; and a lasting dry finish. A rather good winter Porter.

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