Brewed by Malt Shovel Brewery (Lion Co.)
Style: Porter
Sydney, Australia


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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
James Squire Porter is a beer of finesse. Its relationship to stout is evident in a rich, deep colour that is less opaque and unveils window panes of ruby mahogany.Unlike stout, it has more delicate complexity. Roasted barley andwheat, subtle hoppings and long maturation create hints of bitter malt chocolate and pillowy head.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - APR 5, 2008
Brown with minimal head. Light aroma of roasted malt and some coffee. Light upfront with a touch of coffee and some earthy hops that bitter as it goes down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1650) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2015
On Tap at Charming Squire, Brisbane on 9th September 2015. Black with creamy off-white foam and partial lacing. Mildly roasty aroma. Citrus, roastiness and touches of smoke in-mouth. A short, roasty finish becoming fruity and slightly smoky. Zingy mouthfeel and medium body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffLover (110) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Out of a bottle in the outback. Good smokey malted flavor, but too carbonated for my palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidAust (46) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2015
On tap. Schooner glass. Probably served a tad too cold. Malty aroma, which matches the flavour. Very dark brown, fairly well carbonated and 1/2 finger stable head. Taste was mostly held back at the front of the mouth due to the carbonation, but ended on a nice malty mocha finish. I ordered a second because I did enjoy it quite a lot. Will be interesting to see if the bottle is as good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Morboso (128) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2015
Pretty standard black beer nothing exciting about this one to my taste was hoping to get something different.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TedE (592) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2015
345ml bottle into glass. Mild chocolate nose. Ruby red beer with small off-white head. Light spritzy mouthfeel leads to a hint of chocolate in the finish. A lesser cousin of Tooheys Old.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (446) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 13, 2015
345ml bottle. This is a solid porter that doesn’t lack anything, but it also isn’t outstanding in any way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Muggus69 (1609) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2014
345ml bottle Dark brown body, off-tan head persists. Decent nose, mild roast, toasted nuts, touch of burnt sugar. Medium to full body, restrained carbonation, drying texture. Body has plenty to offer - burnt nutty malts, some dark sugar notes and underlying earthy hop. Lifted bitterness, dry lingering finish. Solid porter. Great every level example.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ngejo (567) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - NOV 1, 2014
Tap. Black, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 27, 2014
Very malty aroma. Very dark black colour with good head. Nice coffee and chocolate flavour with long aftertaste. Heavy body with good warmth and low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (344) - AUSTRALIA - APR 5, 2014
345 mil bottle roasted malt aroma black as a dogs guys tan head taste is good roasted malts good stuff

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