Brewed by Hop Studio
Style: Porter
York, England


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask & bottle; Status uncertain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (2217) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Black body with a thick beige head. Excellent lacing. Aroma of ash, blackcurrant, liquorice, vanilla and wood. Flavour of earth, chocolate and berries. Lots of flavour for the ABV. Medium body with a smooth, creamy texture. Very soft fizz. A stunning Porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7712) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Cask, KIT, Sheffield, 19/02/15. Glossy pitch capped loosely with beige. Smoky, smooth Walkers Bacon nose with a Young’s milk choc confectionery sweetness. Rounded and smoky with chocolate, grilled pepper, lactic splashes and dustings of cocoa. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is light vanilla, roasted chocolate, taste is sweet milk chocolate, vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theprof (73) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2015
Aroma coffee notes. V dark for a porter. Thin lace. Good toasted malt. Nice linger on the tongue. Overall better than expected

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (403) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Cask @ PAISLEY beer fest pours a black colour with a tan head Aroma is smokey grain with coffee notes Taste is sweetish with dry mocha and a long dry finish fine beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4436) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. Blackish beer with a strong light brown coloured head. The aroma is mildly roasted with some milky sweetness. The flavour is bitter and roasted with a good degree of maltiness and a fortified feel. Overall a nice roasted and bitter beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1664) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Bottled. Subtle beige head,roasted malt and chocolate nose. Good choir malt palate. Pleasant beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2017) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Saucy Pears, Worcester. Dark cola colour with no head. Aroma is very light almost nothing. The taste has roasted malt but is a touch watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6629) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2014
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours dark brown, thin tan head. Light chocolate aromas, light prunes. Taste is more of the same, bit thin. Ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (361) - - NOV 25, 2014
Sampled on draught at the John Baird’s Yorkshire Beer Festival. A very dark brown with a closely-packed amber head. Not much aroma, but massive taste of vanilla and chocolate. Very nice if you like Cadbury’s Dairy Milk and crème brûlée. Quite malty and very creamy, the sweetness is offset by bitter hop tastes. Long, bitter finish, but with an aftertaste of chocolate. I think that most beer drinkers will find this beer too dominated by the vanilla and chocolate flavours. Quite pleasant though.

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