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Goffs Black Knight

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Brewed by Goffs
Style: Porter
Winchcombe, England

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Originally a November & December seasonal in cask.

A very dark ruby red tinted beer with powerful chocolate malt aromas and a hint of vanilla. Very smooth, very rich dry malt flavours with a subtle hoppiness. A classic winter porter.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1049) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
On tap at the Royal Hop Pole Twekesbury. Dark almost black colour, with thin tan head. Aroma has roast malt. The taste has roast malt, coffe and fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10662) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Bottled, 500ml from Budgens in Broadway, Worcs. Very dark brown with off white head. Darkly roasted malts to the fore, there is a coffee extract character, a touch watery perhaps, some caramel. There is a slightly bitter boiled note, but also a leafy hop flavour. Overall decent enough.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (1219) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
On cask at bulls head, burslem. Pours black with frothy tan head. Chocolate start, smooth finish with a bit of nut. Good stout

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9990) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2013
On the train from Hereford to Inverness, bottle thanks to SP, 18/10/13. Very dark mahogony brown with a thin light tan covering. Nose is light roast, hint of cocoa, dark toffee fudge, earthy, brown sugars. Taste comprises cocoa, toffee fudge, earthy roastness. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, lgiht roast in the finish. A pretty basic porter - whelming!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3274) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 4, 2013
Cask@cornubia, bristol
Black, lacing of head, mild, chocolate, dark malts, sweet, low bitterness, full bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2161) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Cask handpull at the Grape and Grain- Crystal Palace Spring Beer Festival, 2013. Dark brown pour with a reddish tint and a diminishing beige head. Dark fruit and raisin aroma. Flavours of prunes, raisins, toffee and licorice. Bitter-roast finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2012
Cask at GBBF 2012, London. Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Burnt grass nose, some charred malts. Light to medium sweet flavor with burnt sugar and wood, some baking cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Dry finish with more baking cocoa, moderate roast, dry burnt wood. Good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2571) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
An inky black beer with rich chocolate and liquorice flavours followed by sweet vanilla finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16123) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
10th August 2012
GBBF. Opaque dark brown - black beer. Little tan head. Smooth dry palate. Tangy dark malts, stands out from the crowd by having well integrated mild coffee. Very subtle dark fruits. Lactose. Easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4994) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Cask @ GBBF ’12. The pour’s deep brown with a tiny white head. The nose is light coffee cake, some cola and raspberry chocolate sauce. The taste is light coca cola, some nutty chocolate, kinder bueno and burning coffee. Rich. Medium body, very drinkable. Great stuff for the light ABV.


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