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Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (Cask)

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil (Cask)
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Brewed by Harviestoun
Style: Old Ale
Alva, Central, Scotland


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (678) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
6,4% On tap @ Beertemple, Amsterdam. Body is nearly black, head is medium, brownish, creamy, average lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is roasty, flavor is chocolate, mild coffee, roasted malt. Medium sweet, medium to heavy roasty bitter. Finish is average lasting medium to heavy roasty bittersweet. Full body, oily texture, average carbonation. Delicious easy dessert beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4169) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2015
On cask in the Ericht Alehouse, Blairgowrie. Poured deep dark brown with no head. Aroma of roast malt and dark fruit. Medium to full body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter. Very nice berry flavour, tastes heavier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2728) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Cask sampled at ACAT 2015. Pours a thick black with a small, lasting tan head and light lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate and cocoa notes and a slight oaked note on the back end. Floral hop flavor up front, followed immediately by the maltiness described in the smell. It is well balanced and complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (184) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Tap. Lovely porter! Huge creamy brown head lasts till end and makes filigrane layered lace. Small roasted aroma. Deep dark black brown. Roasted malts, caramel, herbs. Thick silky, oily palate. Just adoreable.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1060) - New York City, TURKEY - FEB 10, 2015
Cask at Ginger Man. Inky black with large creamy beige head, no specific aroma, low carbonation, creamy mocha taste, full body, smooth medium finish with mellow alcohol aftertaste. Very smooth and delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (1957) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
@Beertemple van tap, 6%, denk daarom dat ik deze versie moet hebben
Mooi zwart met bruine kraag. Aroma is uitstekend, heerlijke chocolade, vol moutigheid, zoetig, Smaken zijn zeer stevige moutigheid, zacht en wat romig, koffie bitter, echter mooie gladde en lekker porter, ook iets van vanille. maar van tap smaakt het gewoonweg uitstekend. Lange afdronk, erg prettig drinken dit spul.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (302) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 26, 2015
Excellent porter, coffee, dark chocolate. Gently and at the same time tight enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2014
Backlog rating. Cask at FOB, Rimini. Thanks to Rick for this one! It pours a dark brown, almost black color with a small tan head. Aroma is cocoa powder, biscuit and licorice root. Taste is medium sweet and lightly roasted with a nice dry finish. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Could use more body

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NonOperational (53) - ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Really good black beer. Had this before as Tesco Porter and was nonplussed, bit on cask it’s richer, sweeter and the tart-cherry tang comes through nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6199) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2014
September 20, 2014 - on handpull at Craft Beer Co (Islington). Oily black/red pour with minimal beige head. Aroma and flavour of deep roast, tarry rope, dark tart fruit, some alcohol - slick, vaguely oily body, midl carbonation, longish slightly sour finish. Interesting - kind of bitter too when you think back on it.

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