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J.W. Sweetman Porter

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Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: Porter
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg,regular
Masses of chocolate malt creates a full-bodied, palate-coating beer that is rich and smooth. Notes of chocolate, tobacco and espresso, it’s smoky, toasty and tasty!


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rotin (840) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 30, 2016
Draught at the brewpub. Dark brown colored. AROMA- coffee with some lactic tones. FLAVOR- smooth, neutral, slightly sour, lightly bitter, coffee, roasted malts, a bit watery. Medium bodied.
Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (15184) - DENMARK - JUL 27, 2016
Tap. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and a little liquorice. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, medium sweet, little liquorice and a little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ascelja (843) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 25, 2016
#761
Tap at the brewpub. Dark brown to red body, medium beige head. Aroma of dried fruits, coffee, chocolate. Taste is dry, slightly bitter. Chocolate, caramel, toffee, toasted malts. Light lightly watery body, moderately carbonated.
Much more Dry stout than Porter. Not really good, but not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1499) - ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
Draft at Sweetmans in Dublin. Roasty and rich with lactose notes. Better than Guinness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (1035) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 13, 2016
Draught at Sweetmans. Ruby black with a slightly tan head. Milk chocolate aroma. Malty, chocolate and coffee, not too heavy...very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (6909) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2015
A quite nice and easy drinkable porter. Opaque black color with a dense tan head. Lovely lacing down the sides of the glass. Mostly coffe, roasted and some chocolate. Absolutely recommendable.
[On tap @ source]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (7402) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Draft at the brewery with the family. Pours a deep brown body with thin off white lacing. Mouthfeel is medium and smooth with notes of chocolate, espresso, light roast and light sugar/lactose.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16661) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Cask at the brewpub, 28/06/15. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is chocolate, light roast, toffee, molasses. Taste comprises chocolate, light charr, roasted tones, hint of coffee, trace ofdark fruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough porter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (5088) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Draft pour at the source. The beer is a dark brown with a khaki colored head of foam. The aroma is ashy and caramelly. Some chocolate as well. The taste is mildly sweet. Finishes a touch bitter. Medium body and low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5334) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 22, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Comes almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, and a hint of smoke. Pretty good.


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