Brewed by Luckie Ales
Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Glenrothes, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Resurrection beers are repilcas of brews from the distant past, which exist only in brewing archives. XXP Export Porter was last brewed by Younger of Edinburgh in 1841, at a time when they were exporting to North and South America, Canada and Australia. This beer is a full-bodied porter similar to Russian Imperial Stout. It is black, well-hopped and has an intense smoked, coffee flavour.

melonfarmer's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
melonfarmer (7) - - MAR 24, 2013
Very dark brown almost black / Great lasting head / Aroma-I really get the dry yeast coming through, coffee, burnt / Taste - really nice roast, coffee, not too much alcohol coming through. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36563) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Luckie Ales XXP Porter ].
Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, coffee, tart malt - coffee, light soy sauce. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, soy sauce, licorice, chocolate, roasted, earthy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zacgillbanks (2620) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle from Cornelius Beer, Edinburgh. An inky black beer that pours with a large foamy brown head. It has very strong coffee and chocolate flavours, very strong roasted and leather notes and more bitter coffee and chocolate on the finish. Excellent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3167) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2013
500ml bottle from Cornelius, Edinburgh - very dark brown near black, good beige head, roasted malty aroma, no lacing, coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol, faintest hint of smokiness, oily texture

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JohnRMurdoch (3460) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2013
500ml bottle from Cornelius shared with mr_h. Very dark brown, big foamy head. Treacle toffee malt aroma. Sharp and sweet spicy treacle malt flavour. Strong viscous alcohol aftertaste. A bit sickly & unbalanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (7643) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle at home. Slow gusher. It pours black with a gigantic tan head. The nose is coffee, earth, dark chocolate, nuts and salted liquorice. The taste is rich-roast, coffee grinds, dark chocolate, nuts, toast, salted caramel, with a dry, roasty finish. Medium-full body, high carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Its all about dark chocolate covered nuts. Interesting, flavoursome and good depth. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3115) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2013
A shared 50cl bottle @ allmyvinyl’s homebrew gathering. This ticks all the boxes you’d expect from the style but at this strength I’d want something that has more layers of flavour. There’s a lot of dark chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4484) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2013
500ml bottle shared at home. Dark brown with a big tan head, a bit over-carbonated, and prickly on the palate because of that. Initially very fresh-tasting, but lots of toffee and chocolate and coffee coming through as it warms up. A woody note towards the end. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimsk (13) - SCOTLAND - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle from Cornelius, Edinburgh. Very dark, very rich. Quite strong, dry coffee hoppiness. Perhaps a little too gassy, but nonetheless excellent for a cold autumn evening!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 1, 2013
Bottle from Beer Hive, Edinburgh [310813]
Very dark brown, bit of a gusher, huge frothy tan head, some lacing, good head retention
Aroma - Fruity caramel malts, some soft mellow roast, touch of yeast
Taste - Caramel malts, dark fruits, soft roasted malts, some liquorice, brown bread, slight coffee, alcohol very well hidden, fruity toffee, dab of yeast
Palate - Medium carb (after it had calmed down), fairly full body, smooth fruity quite sweet malts. Finish as main flavour, smooth, dark fruits, soft brown bread crust in linger
Overall - Decent Porter, palate smoother once the carbonation had calmed down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zimbo (619) - SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Boys of big foamydeep tan head. Flat black.. Roaasty, sharp, animal, fizz.Interesting but not much joy.

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