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Brewed by Holgate Brewhouse
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Woodend, VIC, Australia
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Imperial Mocha Porter
A luscious warming mouthfeel, with coffee induced bitter notes contrasting with sweet chocolate and vanilla. Dangerously easy to drink, liqueuresque in flavour with a kahlua like finish. Like The Goddess Europa on her Bull, itsís easy to get carried away by this little dark number.
Available from 11th Feb 2011 in kegs as Limited Release, and sometime after Easter 2011 in 750mL bottles, approx. 120 only. Very limited and very special!


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamTheBarrel (541) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2014
500ml bottle, poured into a snifter glass. Appearance is clear brownish black with a medium sized creamy mocha head with good retention. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, muscovado, vanilla, coffee and a hint of alcohol. Taste is light sweet with a medium bitterness. Palate is full bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Overall a great Imperial Porter, just a little too bitter, and the alcohol is slightly noticeable in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Choos (658) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JAN 11, 2014
Aroma: choc malt, caramel, mocha and light vanilla. 7 App: black, dark tan head, sudsy lacing 5 Flavour: caramel, mocha and balanced malt with hop bitterness 8 Palate: thick mouthfeel, finishes bitter and sweet 4 Overall 17 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15954) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Black color with medium head. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Round mouthfeel, good chocolate flavor with a spicy character.
Very good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (17031) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
16th June 2013
Opaque black - brown beer with a big pale cream coloured head. Smooth palate, slightly dry. Mild fine carbonation. Malt cream with dry mocha coffee and mild vanilla and lactose. Touch of citric hop, well buried. Dry finish. Itís fine but too much dry mocha for my taste.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
markfield81 (42) - adamston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 13, 2013
Thick and creamy, you can really taste the vanilla on the palate its tasty and wont the the last time i have a glass of this fantastic Porter

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
shaunfield (68) - adamstown, AUSTRALIA - OCT 13, 2013
This is a really good tasting porter. Iíve enjored it and would both get it again and recomend it to a friend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
Bottled. A red-brown beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol. Thenflavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2013
Canberra small brewers beer festival. Black body with a small tan head. Aroma/taste of wood, chocolate, coffee. Moderate body with a solid bitter finish. Best beer at the festival.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StevieT (880) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2013
Smells slightly of coffee but tastes of chocolate and fruity. Very smooth for 10%, a dangerous beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (3315) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2013
13-SEP-2013, bottle @Ulkloebben tasting, @Erik. Clear, dark amber with lasting tan head. Aroma is roasted with coffee. Taste the same. Very porter-like. I cannot detect the 10%. Medium body and carbonation. Fine.


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