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Brewed by Hop Studio
Style: Porter
Elvington, England

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle; Status uncertain.



3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown colour with a thin beige head, aroma is light roasted malt with a hint of vanilla, taste is light bitterness with some soft dry bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17282) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Cask handpull at Craft Covent Garden, black beer lasting tan head. yes tasty chocolate vanilla mix. Dry and spicy. Yes worth the high scores lots of dark bitter chocolate here.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (3020) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Cask at Craft Beer Co, Covent Garden, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate, vanilla aroma. Tastes malty, chocolate, vanilla, slightly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6350) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
Cask at Pig’s Ear, Richmond last week. As ’Hop Studio Porter’, vanilla porter. Black with a creamy dense brown head, full lacing. Aroma is milky, bready, yeast, coffee. Body is medium, smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is milky chocolate, metallic, yeast, twiggy, light vanilla. The first sip was quite impressive, but I found this one quite yeasty. Perhaps getting towards the bottom of the cask? Still nice enough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
prawlie (1499) - ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle at Hotel Indigo in York. Vanilla and chocolate notes. A tasty porter, and quite complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6472) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2015
Cask at CBC Clapham, Craft 100, London. It pours a deep brown color with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, biscuit, caramel malts, earth. Taste is medium bitter and light sweet with some earth, coffee and wood notes. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, good

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Cask at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst. An opaque black pour with a thin cream head; sweet vanilla raoma; rich smooth and grainy in the mouth with a vanilla taste; and a long dry toasty finish. Nicely balanced, the vanilla isn’t overpowering, giving the malts a chance to show through.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nihtila (2903) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Cask at Bow Bar. Pours very dark brown. Nose is dark chocolate, light roast. Smooth palate, roasted lightly bitter malts, light vanilla.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4755) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, State Bar, Glasgow, chocolate, vanilla aroma, very dark brown near black, thin bubbly tan head, intermittent lacing, coffee, vanilla flavour, oily.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3428) - 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.


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