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Little Creatures Single Batch Mr. Obadiah

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Brewed by Little Creatures Brewing
Style: Porter
Fremantle, Australia

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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When the temperature drops, rain beats down and wind swirls around dark alleys, we seek out the comfort of the local tavern. Swathed in warm dim light, your hands wrapped around a rich, chocolaty English Porter, you can let your mind drift and heart beat slow. Mr Obadiah Rye Porter is a respectful nod to aged ales and our brewing forebears who were inspired to put pen (or quill) to paper. Expect spice from the malted rye, dark, nutty notes and a clean finish worth writing home about...


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (11866) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Dark brown, chocolatey, lightly spicy aroma. Mostly chocolate on the palate, w light spice and chewiness. Good brew. Only a little bit of rye.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 1, 2013
Pint Size Bottle- a very enjoyable porter. A good malt profile. A well made beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ShaneJ (421) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle from Plonk. Black with medium, quickly fading tan head, smoky, roasty aroma, bitter chocolate, coffee beans, peppery, dry finish, full body. Loved it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1108) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2013
Pint sized bottle Pours a near-opaque mahogany body with a thick tan head holding good lace. Rich yet subtle aroma; cocoa, molasses, fresh espresso, some dried fruits, spice and a touch of Pumpernickel bread. Thick velvety texture, somewhat sweet and oil upfront with a firm bitterness cutting through. Low carbonation, good length. Plenty of bitter chocolate on the palate, treacle and rich caramels, rye comes through with spice and staunch grain breadiness. Earthy spicy hops linger on finish, some slickness to boot with the bitterness. Seriously tasty dark ale. The texture has certainly been bolstered by the addition of rye, also adding more complexity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BarossaLuke (537) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2013
This is a very tasty & drinkable porter. Has chocolate & roast malt aroma with a med-full palate. Very sessionable.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (1926) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle from BlackHearts&Sparrows. Very tasty. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, hints of coffee. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, long length. Palate is creamy, and full bodied. Black, with a frothy head.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1204) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - AUG 29, 2013
Pours totally black with a brown head. Aroma is malt, roastiness, chocolate, coffee and some spiciness. Taste is light to medium sweet with roastiness leading to a roasty finish. Nice one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (7471) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
Draught as a pot size at Embassy Craft Beer Bar, Brisbane. On July 23, 2013.
As "Little Creatures Single Batch Mr. Obadiah Rye Porter" at 6.9% ABV.
Clear very deep red to black color, brown nice head. Sweet, spicy, roasted, smooth taste. Roasted aftertaste. Smooth, full, thick mouthfeel. Medium bitterness. Sweet, malty, roasted scent. Plenty of lacing left on the glass.
Very nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
highlandlad (1402) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - AUG 17, 2013
This characterful, tasty rye porter is one of the better Little Creatures single batches. Would grab a few for winter if it became a part of their regular line-up. It nails the style nicely. Looks terrific. The rich aroma promises much and the beer pretty much delivers. Cacao, dark chocolate, all-spice. Dry finish. Very easy drinking for the strength. Smooth in the swallow. (On tap at Station Bar, Katoomba)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Clear maroon color, small tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted brownies. Taste is lightly spiced brownies and cocoa. Needs a bit more rye.


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