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Harringtons Wobbly Boot Porter Ale

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Brewed by Harringtons Breweries (Christchurch)
Style: Porter
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
heyden (66) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 23, 2015
Nice appearance but the taste is sour; maybe something didnt quite go right with this particular brew. Some chocolately notes come through, a hint of what this beer could be. I’ll give it the benefit of the doubt and try another batch sometime!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (286) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 29, 2014
pours dark with no head & little lacing delicious aroma of coffee chocolate malt taste is caramel malt smooth & very good

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1985) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a brown colour with a thin beige head, aroma is all roasted malt, taste is sweet malt with a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sideshow11 (12) - NEW ZEALAND - FEB 26, 2014
You can smell the roasted malts with a hint of coffee . It’s a nice dark beer with a big bubbled head . The label mentions a chocolate taste. I do get a slight hint of it but probably more a coffee flavor . Feels nice in the mouth although a touch weak Over all a nice porter but it is just missing something

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8344) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Dark caramel malt, malted milk balls, wet dog hair, starchy and stale chocolate, licorice, yeast powder, soil. Thin body throughout, very watery and flabby with no malt support. A pointless beer. Harringtons is very "crafty" in their label design and naming, but their beer just plain sucks.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2463) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2014
330ml BB 12 Dec 2014 Pours near black with a decent head. Feel: Near medium body and nicely smooth; low but adequate carbonation. Aroma: medium and dark roasted malts with hints of roasted nuts and stewed prunes. Flavor: similar to the aroma, but less fruity and more nutty. Feel: Near medium body and nicely smooth; low but adequate carbonation. O: a solid porter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3413) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 12, 2013
The head is good, the body black. It smells sweet, coffee, malty, darkmalty, roasty,bit chocolate. The taste is chocolate, bit bitter, darkmalty, roasty, coffee, nice taste but a bit to mild. 12/12/11/11/-/12

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sockless (21) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 30, 2013
2 L bottle. Fair aroma of chocolate. Pours a nice dark reddish black, with a tan head. Smooth, chocolate taste, fairly sweet with very little bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 2, 2013
first impressions were of chocolate and cola, especially with the fizziness straight out. quite sweet and not overtly roasted. rather light for a porter. not bad, good for a standard porter if there’s nothing else around, but still fairly uninteresting.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rangi (622) - NEW ZEALAND - DEC 30, 2012
Nice standard porter. Nice amount of roasty flavours to keep me happy. Slightly thin for my liking. Solid but not to exciting.


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