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Brewed by Harringtons Breweries
Style: Porter
Christchurch, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jade (422) - - MAY 23, 2012
Deep burgundy red in colour. Ringlet of brown head. Nutty oaky aroma, very pleasant. Solid roasted/smoked wood taste, caramel and chocolate. Warming, bitter after taste - this is nice.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15858) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 27, 2015
From notes. Bottle. Dark brown color, almost black. Aroma of burnt espresso. Taste has bitter cocoa, dark burnt toast. OK.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombutlin (86) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - APR 4, 2015
No head and little carbonation. Strong coffee, chocolate, malt aroma that kicks through to a matching and lingering taste with a hint of caramel. Nice for a change from IPA, but not likely to retry.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Pdubyah (518) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 27, 2015
Can, which was over-carbonated, the beer sour ad bubbly, no notes of anything of interest and pretty much not very nice

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
heyden (108) - 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 (432) - 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 (2137) - 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 (8598) - 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 (2988) - 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 (3428) - 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


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