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Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Porter
Drammen, Norway

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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London Porter - has a lot to offer your tastebuds, this porter includes generous amounts of chocolate malts to render a mild roasty flavour but still a nice intensity. In addition we use balanced amounts of crystal malts and flavouring hops for a good fruitiness and aroma. To be served at 9-12 degrees C. Bottle conditioned - unfiltered and unpasteurised, no artificial carbonation. (Not to be confused with the stronger Haandbryggeriet Porter.) (Picture of label: http://www.haandbryggeriet.no/London porter butikk.jpg )


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
n00bface (137) - Minneapolis, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle from Centra (Oslo, Norway, 18/1/13)
Aroma of roasted malt, and some coffee. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Taste is medium in bitterness, slightly tart, and slightly salty. Medium bodied, thin texture, and a soft carbonation.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arsol (590) - NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Svart farge med beige høyt skum. Lukter sjokolade og mildt kaffe. Mere kaffe i smaken. Lite kullsyre.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleksander9 (476) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2014
Dark with long lasting tan head. Aroma is chocolate, lactose and sweet roasted notes. Round palate. Aftertaste is round, bitter, floral and lingering sweet chocolate finish. Overall: Nice

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (700) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
Black with big creamy beige head, looks great. Light fruity, smoke, roasted malts, some ash and espresso. Light dry taste with just a light sweet touch and clean and fruity bitter finish. Light to medium bodied with light creamy feel. Nice fruity porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4626) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from the Mini Pris in downtown Alesund. Poured a deep mahogany with a frothy broken light tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, toffee caramel, coffee, grassy hop. The flavour is medium bitter with a light grass hop pepper spice palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A superb flavour packed beer. More like a black IPA than a porter for me though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (1018) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 3, 2014
Botella de 50 cl en el lúpulo en octubre de 2012. Lote 457 de 20-03-2012 hasta 20-03-2013. Una porter ligera con sabores tostados y cebadas del norte. Cuerpo ligero con 4.5 vol que se quedan un poco cortos. Buena en general, se podría repetir.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Henrik1980 (12) - Drammen, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ERB92 (338) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2014
Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and hay in the aroma. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average carbonation. Overall a OK porter, but a bit boring.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luni (2) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2014 does not count
This beer is to be had at my local shop. Haand Bryggeriet is one great brewery. Test of caramel, coffee, roasty, Looks black, minimal head, medium sourness, thick feel, soft carbonation, astringent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjerkeaa (180) - NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Dark brown pour with a healthy brown head. Major bitter chocolate and roasted coffee in the aroma. Delicious bitterness in the taste, but not too lingering.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (258) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Black, with a slight brown tint, and tan head. Aroma of caramel and roasted malt. The taste adds some nice chocolate.

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