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

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Brown/black pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and coffee. Light sweet chocolate start with a coffee and roasted malt finish. Medium bodied with decent carbonation. another solid beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2013
A dark ale with a small head. It has a good mix of roasted and sweet malts.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (3553) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
On tap. Smooth in the beginning. Full-bodied, chocolate. Smooth. Roasted and easy to drink. The aftertaste is long, roasted, milk-chocolate. Slightly bitter. A nice Porter. 14/12/13/14

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 9, 2013
The head is great, the body black. It smells coffee, a bit bit chocolate, roasty, nice! The taste is intensive coffee, chocolate, hoppy, intensive roasty, nice intensive Porter. One of the best Porters I had! Great. 15/13/13/13/-/13

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3274) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours dark brown with a small beige head. Nose is bitter and chocolatey with a touch of meaty smoke which works nicely. As it warms liquorice comes through. Taste is more of the smoked malts and bittering chocolate. Aniseed adds a nice touch. Nice stuff. Kind of like a better Guinness

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3251) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 9, 2014
Keg@sweetman
dark brown with ruby highlights and tan head. Too cold so little on the nose but starts to give up chocolate and red berries as it warms. Full bodied with modertate carbonation. Creamy chocolate, dry toast and red berries. Perhaps a bit thinner than some but plenty of flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3066) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at J.W.Sweetman, Dublin: Very black coloured brew with an fine taste of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3055) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 6, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is coffee, taste is brownies, sweet, chocolate

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2729) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 21, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Appearance: pitch oily black, thick mocha brown head. Aroma: Malty with underlying dark chocolate & espresso. Flavour: Very light mouthfeel initially, makes way to a rich chocolate, lots of espresso, smokey , in fact almost a fresh tobacco flavour, very rich and flavoursome, delicious spice and coffee finish. Quite lovely indeed.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2689) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
Tap at the brewpub, basically a chocolate Porter. Touch of milk texture, hints of smoke and coffee, more choc, very very quaffable.


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