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Glastonbury Thriller
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Brewed by Glastonbury
Style: Porter
Somerton, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottled.
Espresso Extra Shot Porter


maeib's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - MAY 9, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Cask & Kitchen London 03/05/13. A black beer with a little beige head. Plenty of coffee and bitter roast in this. Coffee in the mouth is especially strong. A touch of chocolate in the swallow. A competent coffee porter served just a bit too warm.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (2298) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
En cask au Cask pub and Kitchen: Un porter café qui fait dans l’équilibre des malts et de l’astringence de la torréfaction, souple et agréable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5526) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Cask (Fitzgeralds, Sunderland) - Black in colour. Coffee, roasted malt and a hint of treacle in the aroma. Roasted taste with notes of coffee and chocolate dominating. Quite smooth and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (7406) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Cask at Craft Islington. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is roasted malt, toast, earth, dried fruits, cocoa and coffee. The taste is roasted malt, toast, earth, chocolate and milky coffee with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not exactly much depth, but a solid enough brew anyhow.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palme (3546) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
From Cask @ Cask Pub & Kitchen as "Glastonbury Thriller Rare Cappuccino". It’s really hard to call this anything else than black in the glass. It even has a small spotting beige filmy head. Smells really nice. Roasted with dark chocolate and cardboard-cold-coffee. Soft nitro like in the mouth. Nice flavors. Gentle chocolate and a little bit of dry licorice. I get cardboard on the taste also, but quite subdued. Really gliding and easy to drink/like. 09.11.2013

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4224) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Islington. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head. Aromas of light coffee, toffee and chocolate. Taste has more of the same. Light bitter. Slightly watery at the end. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1268) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Cask at Craft Islington. Dark brown black beer, hints of red. Nice and complex, restrained roastiness, chocolate, some damson fruit, hints of tar and a malty finish somewhere in between twiglets and marmite. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (2032) - WALES - NOV 15, 2013
Cask at Cask PK. Black, mostly opaque with a red tinge. Small head doesn’t endure. Bubbles bursting at the top. Smells of ashtray. Body is medium, rich, velvety, not foamy at all, smooth as you like. Taste - more ashtray, enduring smokey aftertaste, touch of coffee liquer. Not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ArwaiyneWarr (9) - - OCT 22, 2013 does not count
Draught at Malt Cross, Nottingham. Looks good - strong light brown head. Aroma is bland, slight artificial melon whiff. Taste is good - light but with a (very faint) nice coffee hint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2135) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2013
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, malty, chocolate, dark fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
essexcalf (172) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2013
On cask at Craft Beer Co, Clerkenwell, 10/05/13. Cappuccino Porter. Quality coffee & choc aroma. Good, light coffee flavours, mix well with sweet, choccy malt and full, creamy body. Light hoppy flavours, but dark, sweet, creamy choc malt & tasty sweet coffee dominate. Nice, light coffee finish. Tasty & drinkable.


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