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Brewed by Marble
Style: Porter
Manchester, England

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned, Regular;


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1902) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2011
Cask, The Marble Arch. Pure roasted chocolate aroma. Velvety and smooth. Medium bitterness on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1894) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2011
[500ml bottle, The Bottle, York] Deep blackish brown pour with a decent white head. Very inviting aromas of dark chocolate malt and coffee, plenty of ashy, roasted malt aromas. More coffee on the taste, although the chocolate comes on at the end. Very well balanced, it’s a smooth drinker – as many Marble beers are – the finish is particularly good. Some bitterness in there from the coffee, but a sweet, lasting creaminess. Very nice stuff [11082011]

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4101) - SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
Tap @ GBBF. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head leaving lace. Aroma is coffee, malty, roasted and sweet. Flavor is velvety, sweet, coffee and stouty. Finishes dry and bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (2202) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
Pours very black, almost opaque. Just get a tiny red glow if you hold it up to a light. Big foamy browny beige head. Aroma is a bit smoky and quite a bit chocolatey. Also a little bit of an alcohol smell that you would expect from something much stronger. Taste is initially quite subtle chocolate with a bit of bitterness with more chocolate coming through and lingering at the end. Very nice drinking experience, medium bodied and a little bit thick and creamy. Very nice!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5630) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black. Strong cocoa aroma with some coffee. Light to medium bodied. Semi dry, medium bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (7437) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. It pours opaque black, with a thin foamy beige head. The nose is bitter chocolate, sage, roasted malt, bonfire and peat. The taste is coffee, bitter chocolate, soy sauce, roasted malt and dried fruit, with a solid bitter-dry finish. Full body and soft carbonation. A very flavoursome cask porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (11489) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Black beer, brown head. Milky chocolate aroma, creamy, cocoa notes, tar and licorice. Milky chocolate flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2138) - SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask. Pitch black, with a thin brown head. Roasted, malty aromas, with loads of chocolate, coffee, ashes, yeast. Dry, medium body and bitterness. Roasted malts and chocolate on the palate, cocoa, faintly smokey, spicy, yeast, faint hoppiness. (2011-08-05)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1933) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011. Dark brown with off-white head that is gone in seconds, aroma is roasted malt, some hints of coffee.Taste is roasted malt and bitter dark chocolate, some hints of dried fruit, with long lasting bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7408) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2011
Cask at the Marble Arch Inn, Manchester, England.
Black colour with average sized creamy light tan head. Coffee, roasted malt and mild dryness in aroma. Flavour is sweet chocolate, dry hops and roasted malt. Smooth.


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