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Brewed by Lincoln Green
Style: Porter
Nottingham, England

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A well-rounded Porter with a hint of bitter chocolate and blackcurrant aroma.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5242) - Uppsala, - NOV 10, 2012
500ml Bottle - Very dark brown with red tinges and a tan head. Malty and slightly roasted aroma with notes of chocolate and blackcurrant. Chocolatey and roasted taste with notes of coffee, plain chocolate and some slightly smoky hints. Nice one!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14. Dark mahogany brown with a moderate off white covering. Nose is dark malt, chocolate, light roast, sweet vibes, toffee. Taste comprises earthy cocoa, dark toffee, roasted notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Almost clear dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry. Modest fine carbonation. Mild and dry dark malts. Nice tangy dark fruits, quite zingy and livens things up. Touch of dark chocolate before a light semi dry finish. Fruity linger. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2013) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at Great British Beer Festival 2014, Olympia, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, caramel, chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2014. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty, caramel, earth, wood, leather, cocoa and dirt. The taste is smooth, caramel, roasty, coffee, fruit cake, light bitterness and wood with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Slick and easy going.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
Cask handpull, The Silk Mill, Derby, 11/04/14. Alfresco half in the sunshine. Ruby-edged mahogany capped with milky beige. Soft roasted smoked haddock milk, lactic character; a little milky mocha. Nose of old leaves, slight mineral edge, milky roast. Mildewed Quorn sausage. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyLion (517) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at The High Cross (JDW). Very dark brown with beige head. Aroma is toffee. Taste is malty, a little chocolate. Quite bitter. It's alright. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidtjm (364) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2014 Cask at my local Wetherspoons. Black pour, toffee aroma. Taste of malt, chocolate and bitterness, with a bitter finish. Delicious

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (789) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
cask @ leicester beer festival 2013. pours a very dark brown with no head. aroma is chocolatey and i definitely get the blackcurrant/blackberries as per description. nice full mouth feel. good bitter/sweet balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask at Pub, Leicester; dark brown, thin head; plenty of tangy fruit and toasty malt; good dark beer which slipped down easily (accompanied by some pretty awful fish and chips, sadly!).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10226) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Organ Grinder, Nottingham. Black with cream head. Quite a fruity, sharp beer, richly roasted malts but oddly tangy too. Lasting bitterness later on. Decent enough.


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