Brewed by Hobsons
Style: Porter
Cleobury Mortimer, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Bottle Conditioned, special;
Rich ruby porter. "Postman’s Knock is a beer offering an intelligent blend of complex ingredients, the rich brown beer with a smooth fine head has a very chocolately character. The combination of subtle flavour notes of vanilla, treacle and roast malt gives an initial rich sweetness leading to a velvety chocolate finish."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear reddish dark brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, licorice and chocolate. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long licorice and slightly chocolate finish. Body is light, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tmrmwel (1645) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear maroon with an airy head. Aroma is burned malts with a touch of smoke, oak and anise. Medium body with almost no carbonation. Flavour is burned malts with kandi and rather strange herby metallic notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Sweet malty aromas with hints of spicy hops. Pours dark amber. Sweet dark bread, very smooth with hints of spicy hops. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Pours dark brown with a medium pale beige head that quickly faded. Aroma cardboad, roasted malt, some spice. Flavour coffee, choc, a little too thin and watery for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (12378) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle @ home thanks to Countbeer. Very dark brown to black color with a dark red glare coming through, medium sized tan head. Smell and taste malts, raisins, dark malts, a touch of liquorice, roastyness, nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5918) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized beige foamy head on top of a clear ruby red colored beer. Aroma has loads of wood. Also some malts, dust, vinous, some old darker fruits, light chocolate and a light soapy touch... Flavours of coffee, some chocolate, wood, light soapy, light vinous... chocolate tone grows more together with a gentle bitterness. Aftertaste is bitter with malt toast, chocolate and some oat. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a creamy texture. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5882) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle from Bruisin’ Ales. Ruby brown, big frothy white head. Lots of caramel and toffee in the aroma, plus some coffee and chocolate. Taste is a bit winey, and a little fruity, plus coffee. Even a touch of balsamic vinegar. Pretty enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3272) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Coffee brown colour with tan head. Treacle, coffee aroma. A roasted and creamy taste with a cocoa finish. A very very nice Porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1797) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Cask sampled at ACAT 2014. Pours dark ruby, with a small head. The aroma is chocolate and maple syrup. Very sweet flavor. Medium to heavy body, smooth mouthfeel, and low carbonation. Overall, this is a nice porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16315) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, at Cardinal. It’s a clear, brown beer with a medium sized dense, beige head. Roasted malts, nuts and some dried fruits in the aroma. The flavor too is quite roasted, with nuts, dried fruits and a decent bitterness. Medium body, dry on the palate, and with a lasting roasted finish. A typical British porter, and it’squite nice and pleasant. 131019

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