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Hambleton Black Lightning

Hambleton Black Lightning
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Brewed by Hambleton
Style: Porter
Ripon, England

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled (pasteurised). May have appeared in cask occasionally.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 11, 2009
Bottled. Dark brown colour, close to black, mediumsized brownish head. Aroma is caramel malts, some roasted malts as well as coffee and chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts, some burnt wood, chocolate and dark dry fruity notes as well.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2008
Bottle, Ale Cellar, Darlington. Poured a deep dark brown, near enough black really. Not much of a head to speak of. Malty,chocolate orange aroma. Soft mouthfeel. Sweet, roasted malt flavour with good fruit notes. Dryish finish. A tidy porter for sure.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dunkpigen (379) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2008
Bottle. Pours black with a brownish head. Aroma is sweet, malty with toffee. Flavour of roasted malt and toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a decent creamy beige head. Rich aroma and taste of roasted malts, coffee and licorice. Sweetish finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5346) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2008
From Voldby, DK. Bottled, 170608. Dark brown with reddish shine. Aroma of coffee. Flavor is dry from roasted barley but with some sweetness counteracting. Balanced bitterness

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NosirIwont (1938) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2008
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a diminishing light brown head. Small lacing. Sweetish, roasted aroma. Notes of cooked vegetables appear as it warms, but it’s not that bad. Flavour is sweet and roasted as well, with a medium bitterness and liquorice notes. Metallic notes appear as it warms. Finish is coffee and bitter chocolate with a sweet touch. A decent porter. 05-06-08.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (4424) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2008
Bottled. Tasting @ Kolding Bryglaug. Aroma has roast, coffee and chocolate. Black coloured with an off-white head. Taste is sweet with roasted malts, coffee/chocolate, some fruits and hops. Dry finish. Good one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11021) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2008
Bottle. Very dark brown with a small off-white head. Fruity and malty aroma, with some molasses. Rich and fruity flavour, malty with a dry, roast finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (4892) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2008
Bottle @ thewolf-and-his-flock-of-sheep tasting session. Clear dark color, short head. Aroma of malt, brambles, ripe fruit. Dry fruity taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2008
Dark brown with tiny beige head. Sweet with roasted malt, caramel, bitter coffee and hoppy notes.


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