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Hawkshead Brodie’s Prime

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Brewed by Hawkshead
Style: Porter
Staveley, England

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
A dark, ruby brown, rich, complex beer with aromas of dark chocolate, treacle sweet flavours, roasted bitterness and a surprising fruitiness from a medley of English and American hops.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (33428) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2016
Bottled. A brown beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, alcohol, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, and roasted malt, leading to a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (6954) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle@yesprs - Dark brown with off white head. Light roasted malty aroma and taste with notes of cocoa, some caramel, slight burnt malty nuance, medium to light roasty into the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (3083) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
Sample from 50 cl bottle. Dark Brown colour with a reddish tinge. Thin, off-white head. Sweet, toasted aroma with caramel, chocolate, coffee, toasted notes. Taste is light sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture. Finishes slightly dry with Dark malts and fruity toasted impressions. Nice Porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle at yespr. Clear ruby colored with a medium sized beige head. Fruity aroma of caramel with roasted notes. Fruity and light roasted flavor of caramel. Light roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39084) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and breadish. Breadish, toasted and dark malty. Liqourice and roasted. Dry and roasted finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (5756) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Large sample at the 4th International Beer Swap, De Bierboom, Brugge on 5th Feb 2016. Dark brown with a decent and lasting off-white/beige head. Malty nose and flavour with a hint of dark chocolate in both the aroma and taste. Gave my taste buds a break from heavy alcohol brews on the night and I thank whoever brought this to the table.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1236) - CROATIA - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle; pours dark brown with a beige head; aroma is slightly sweet with chocolate and some roasted malt, coffee and dark fruit hints; taste is sweet with chocolate, dark fruits, roast malt, and a little coffee; finish is slightly bitter chocolate; good stout

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mecafilo (182) - Perugia, ITALY - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle @ home. Pours with a reddish dark brown colour, medium sized rocky off-white head. Aroma is medium malty, with notes of chocolate, roasted malts, fruit (berries), vanilla; slight notes of coffee; medium hoppy, with typical English hops aromas. Elegant, and quite strong. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter. Not as elegant as the aroma, but not bad. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anfractuosity (310) - - OCT 1, 2015
Dark brown in colour, very enjoyable.........................................

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1865) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
500ml Bottle from Hawkshead Beer Hall - Near black body, bit of a reddy brown tint, thin white head. Nose is roasted malt, smoky wood cinders and freshly ground coffee. Taste has a bitter-sweet quality to it, a bit of dried fruits, toast, followed by a roasty-bitter aftertaste. A little thin, but I’ll forgive it. Enjoyable stout.


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