Brewed by Ramsgate
Style: Porter
Broadstairs, England


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear orangey brown with a creamy beige head leaving some laces. Hard roasted malts in the nose with a little nuttiness. Medium body, hardt roasted malts, nuts, liorice and a whiff of smoke. Dry, malt bitter finish. 141109

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (15170) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle, 5.6%. Sweet, mildly vinous aroma. Clear dark brown colour. Small frothy light brown head. Good roasted flavour, hint of roasted malt, some coffee. Some alcohol in the finish, but not rough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39950) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber to brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light smoked. Dry and smoked flavoured with a light breadish base flavour. Sweet malty and slight smoked finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9267) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2009
(bottle) Dark ruby coloured hue with a thick beige foamy head. Sweet and moderately roasted malty aroma with notes of berries, chocolate and vanilla. Sweet and slightly burnt bitter flavour, medium to light bodied with a soft mouthfeel. Moderately roasted malty taste with a tinge of caramel and chocolate; sweet and burnt bitter finish with a subtle acidic note, which I cannot explain as “vinous” (11.VIII.09).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sm89walt (1934) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2009
33cl bottle. Deep, opaque ruby with a large, mostly disappearing tan head leaving a scattered lacing. Roasted malts, hints of chocolate and fruity berry aromas. Dry on the palate with woody, roasted malt flavours with a lasting dry bitterness and a chocolate aftertaste. Medium body, medium carbonation and a slight alcoholic warming sensation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2009
An almost black colored beer, with a firm thick beige head. The aroma of sweet malts with coffee and dark fruits. The taste is sweet, like vanilla with some roasted malt and dark fruits. It’s a little syrupy. The aftertaste is bittersweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2009
(Bottle) Pours a brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of nuts, roasted malt, grain, light cocoa, and some anise. Flavor of nuts, toasted malt, some chocolate, and toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (15252) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2009
Brown. Somewhat clear. Light head. Toasty, nutty aroma. Hints of vanilla, graham cracker. Very thin, toasty with a further hint of cracker late.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5219) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2009
Bottle, WSF. Deep dark brown color. A smokey aroma is roasty and slightly sweet. A nice nutty beer with lots of carob flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5175) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2008
Bottle, labelled as Faithful Dogbolter Dark Porter. Dark reddish brown with a huge tan head. Berry and caramel aroma. Roasted flavours blend with berries and chocolate. Medium body. Nice.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7  8  9 10 11

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50