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J.W. Sweetman Porter

overall
92
92
style
Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: Porter
Dublin, Ireland

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3548) - 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 (4097) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (34358) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
From tap. Pours dark brown to black, deep amber glare, with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malty. Liqourice and breadish. Roasted dark malty. Lingering breadish finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (8699) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
On tap at JW Sweetman, pours a deep dark brown with a reddish tinge and a small tan head. Nose brings out powdery dry cocoa and toasted malt. Flavour is along the same lines, with toasted malt and a touch of powdery dry cocoa. Pleasant enough, but pretty boring and unexciting. Not bad but nothing overly interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gangstergafje (169) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
UPDATED: APR 29, 2015 Looks like a stout. Pitch black and almond foam. The smell is nice. Caramel, coffee, chocolate the burnt malts. The taste is not bad. You taste the grilled/burned stout flavor, together with a savory kind of flavor. The burnt aroma remains mostly on the background. That is nice, this typical stout flavor easily gets the overhand.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Sean19 (13) - GERMANY - JAN 29, 2015
Wenn man auf intensive Porter steht sicher super - aber mein Fall ist es nicht. Stark geröstete Malze sorgen für einen intensiven Kaffee Geruch und Geschmack. Wenn man’s mag...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
batneil (438) - - JAN 9, 2015
Delicious. Almost full black with just a hint of reddish brown. Slightly fizzy, plenty of flavour, malty with a bit of coffee. Better than the Guinness I had just down the road.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
soolash (182) - POLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Beczka w J.W. Sweetman, Dublin. W aromacie czekolada i kawa. Piwo jest bardzo ciemne, brązowe wpadające w rubin. Piana bardzo drobna, trwała, beżowa. W smaku paloność i kawa. Niskie nasycenie. Jest lekko słodkie z przyjemną lekką goryczką, średnia treść. Finisz kawowo-goryczkowy. Świetny porter na zakończenie całodniowego szwendania się po mieście.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3689) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is brownies, sweet, chocolate

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rok1024 (1192) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - SEP 4, 2014
Dark appearance, full bodied chocolate porter. Pronounced smokiness. On tap at Sweetman brewpub in Dublin. Two versions available: from keg with push gas and unpressurized with very low carbonation. Latter one has easier detectable gentle aromas.


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