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High Water Aphotic Imperial Porter

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Aphotic


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (1587) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2016
Sampled from tap at ’Craft & Draft’. Very dark brownish red to black with a dark beige head. Sweetish, roasty-malty aroma of milk chocolate, sweet coffee, hazelnut and some vanilla. Sweetish, slightly roasty-malty taste of milk chocolate, sweet coffee, hazelnut and some vanilla, followed by a short, moderately roasty-bitter finish. Medium to full body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Acid303 (659) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - JUN 5, 2016
65cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Black colour with beige head. Chocolate, roasted malts and hints of coffee on the nose. The flavour is more on the chocolate side, so good. Nice roasty and bitter notes on the palate. Full body, good carbonation. Well, it tastes like a classic porter but with more intensity and no trace of alcohol. Good job.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marduk (5886) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2016
650ml bottle (thanks FatPhil). Pitch black color. Small size, bubbly beige head, stays. Prunes, roast, sweet, very dark chocolate, alcohol in aroma. Roast, nutty, hazelnut skins, chocolate in taste. 9% you must be kidding me!? Lovely and very drinkable. More!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
660ml bottle (Alus Celle, Riga)
Pleasantly roasty. Good malty body nice soft roast. Pretty mellow for a 9.3%. In fact, pretty mellow generally. Finish is a little bit leafy and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (2736) - ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle shared by Phil. Brown beer, tan head. Nose is licorice, coffee, bready malt, chocolate. Flavor is roasty, ash, milk chocolate, alcohol notes. Finishes with lots of chocolate, mild roast, malt, mild sweetness. Smooth mouthfeel, hides the ABV well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2725) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle (shared by fatphil, thanks). Pours dark brown-black with beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roast. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, dark chocolate, coffee, malt, fruits. Finish is roast with some alcohol. Overall: very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
__Rb81 (613) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2016
Draft at Craft and Draft, Amsterdam. Black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, espresso, dark chocolate. Taste is moderate bitter, roasted malts,.dark chocolate, coffee. Hard roasted bitterness after. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rami_pl (1569) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 28, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking an Aphotic Imperial Porter by High Water Brewing at Czeska Baszta intensywny, kawowy, palony, troche w tle za tym ciemne owoce(wisnie), alkohol (cherry?), rodzynki, wanilia, czekolada, slodki i ciut kwaskowaty, gladki, wrazenie jakby z platkami w burbonie lub cherry nasaczynymi lezal.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crim (109) - POLAND - APR 25, 2016
Bardzo klasyczny porter, w którym dominują klimaty przypieczonego pieczywa i kawy, w tle gorzka czekolada i ciemne owoce,jest dużo ciała, mozna polezakowsc bo czuć troche alko, intensywny aromat i agresywny smak, polecam jesli lubicie bardziej palone portery

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (6430) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2016
Bottle from Firma Bier, large sample. Dark color, medium frothy brown head. Aroma of slight roast, brown sugar, molasses, chocolate, slight bread, cookie. Bit sweet in taste, some roasty bitterness, chocolate. Quite full bodied.


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