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Gloucester Dockside Dark

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Brewed by Gloucester
Style: Porter
Gloucester, England

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned at 5.4%.

Silky rich ale, warm and chocolaty with a subtle sweetness and a dry, roasted finish


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (3177) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Milk chocolate, lightly roasted coffee, toasted malts, light caramel. Black, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Creamy chocolate, some bitterness coming up, intensifying to the dry finish, dark, toasted malts, filter coffee, cacao. Beautiful Porter, excellent aroma followed by complex palate. Pint at the Bath Brew House, Bath.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3917) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2016
Cask@black country arms, walsall. Dark brown beer with medium head. Aroma of lightly roasted malts. Taste is roast malts, some coffee and chocolate. Smooth. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (860) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
Cask at The Merchants Inn Rugby. Poured black with a tan head. Nose is roasted malts chocolate. Taste is slightly roasted malts coffee chocolate. Bit dull at the start.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonb5 (494) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Pint at the Crosse Keys JDW. A: Dark black with a ruby tinge, medium head, well retained, didn’t leave a whole lot of lacing. S: Smoked meat, dark chocolate and a big hit of smoke. T: Dark chocolate, quite meaty, burnt charcoal, decent bitterness, smoke. M: Light body, decent amount of carbonation, went down well. O: Reminiscent of Schlenkerla Rauchbier Märzen not easy to classify, but very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2705) - Varberg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2015
Fat. Mörkbrun öl med ett långvarigt beigt skum. Dofter av choklad, karamell och rostad malt. Smakinslag av choklad, rostad malt, trä och lakrits. Något tunn i kroppen, men inte alls en oäven porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
Draught at Express Tavern, Brentford. Clear deep brown beer with a nice lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, licorice notes. Roasted chocolate and cocoa aroma, grassy, licorice, some soot. Quite ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39970) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2015
From tap. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty and light fruity. Bitter, dark roasted. Bitter and dense dark malty. Bitter, roasted and dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (8285) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
Cask @ Record Cafe, Bradford. Extremely dark brown with a thick frothy off-white head. A touch thin tasting in its texture, but maintains a good roasted malt nose with chocolate evident which is less stated in its taste but still prevalent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
On cask at Royal Hop Pole (JDW), Tewkesbury. Pours black with tan head. Some cream, a hint of choc and a roast finish. Decent enough porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2012. Poured near black, with a thin beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, cocoa and molasses. Fairly full mouth feel. Roast malt in the flavour, with fruitcake and liquorice. Finish was coffee, treacle and prunes.


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