Brewed by Galway Bay Brewery
Style: Porter
Galway, Ireland


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This Rich and Complex beer boasts its roasted coffee notes and hides certain sweetness and chocolate flavours in the background

Hops - Northern Brewer and Willamette

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4292) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Draft pour. The beer is dark ruby, near black with a beige head of foam. The aroma is a little roasty and a bit chocolaty. The taste has a bit more chocolate sweetness to it. Medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (11115) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 28, 2015
On tap at The Black Sheep, pours a dark brown with a reddish tinge and a small beige head. Nose brings out English bready malt and a tiny touch of espresso. Flavour is along the same lines, with bready malt, toffee and light dry cocoa. Very English. Well-balanced and drinkable. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (2284) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
27.1.2015. Sweet milk chocolate aroma, roasted malts. Taste is not so sweet, cacao, chocolate, bitterish finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ambro206 (293) - ITALY - MAR 23, 2015
Una birra scura e complessa. Si apre in bocca con un importante tostato poi evolve in cioccolato e leggero fruttato. Bella pienezza e finale lungo. La carbonazione č forse eccessiva e non lascia una bella sensazione.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1560) - CROATIA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml, shared with JFK10000. Pours dark brown with beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma and flavor. Light to medium body. Bitterish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (5140) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Keg at Against The Grain, Dublin. It pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, espresso, wood, vanilla. Taste is roasty, earthy with notes of espresso, roasted grains, chocolate, candy sugar. Finishes bitter and dry. Overall, nice porter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoptimusPrimed (116) - SPAIN - JAN 17, 2015
Not usually a porter fan but this is really good. Chocolate, coffee, not too heavy. Nice deep dark porter with good lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - NOV 5, 2014
Draught at the brewpub. Clear black with red tints, small off-white head. Roasted to burnt malt aroma, toasty. Flavour is roasted malt, toffee, rather nutty. Average bitterness. Light bodied. Nice, if a little vague.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee, plus vanilla, awesome

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s mid-week lasting 03/07/14. Thanks to Colin. Aroma is big estery, berry peach apricot, some hint of choc. Brown hazed pour, with a halo of cream head. Flavour is sweet caramel, nutty earthy malts, dried fruit, berry and choc. Palate is slightly thin, watery, nice dry finish.

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