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Meantime Chocolate Porter (5.5% draught version)

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Formerly brewed at Meantime
Style: Baltic Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Draught 5.5% version for Hyvät Olutravintolat in Finland.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (846) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle from M&S: Dark ruby red color with creamy tan head. Roasted aroma with some cocoa and vanilla. Same notes in taste. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinivini (449) - BELARUS - SEP 14, 2014
Almost black, filmy beige head. Aroma is as promised chocolate, coffee. Medium body. Roasted malt & a little hops in finish. Worth of trying indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (432) - HUNGARY - SEP 13, 2014
Kezdetnek talán írhatnék a nyilvánvaló komponensek, mint a finomra őrölt, porcukros kakaópor, majd meglepően puha étcsokoládé, folyékony vanília, krémes maláta jelenlétéről, mely összetevők egy gömbölyű és olvadós szénsavmolekulákkal megszellőztetett, mértani pontossággal beállított testben foglalják el helyüket. Ha hasonlítgatni szeretném, megemlíthetném továbbá a Double Chocolate Stout nevét, melynek újdonság erejével ható, és lényegében ennek eredményeképpen előálló ízesített sör jellegét e főzetben már felülírja egy klasszikushoz közelítő ital képe egy cseppnyi pikantériával megbolondítva. Ez utóbbit természetesen itt is a valódi csokoládé jelenléte jelenti, melynek eredményeképpen rögtön a visszafogott desszertsörök, mint szubjektív kategória egyik legelegánsabb képviselőjével találjuk magunkat szemben.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (921) - SPAIN - SEP 4, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Slainte. Color marron oscuro. Sabor a malta, chocolate, dulce.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (554) - CROATIA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle, pours dark with a tan head, aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, and a hint of vanilla, taste is chocolate, roasted malt, a bit of coffee, and vanilla, has a bitter finish, very good porter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (242) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2014 Dark beer with no fome. Taste likes much chocolade and some bitternes. Not bad. Whith more alcohol it woud be more tastefull.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
metalchickd (3) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2014 Het is een frissere porter. weinig schuim. Smaak word beter hoe langer je hem laat staan. Lekker voor als je een niet te zoete porter wil

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
berntholer (993) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2014
slight beige head that disappears quickly. brown colour. aroma of artificial chocolate, vanilla, metallic. taste bitter, yeasty, like aroma with a short bitter aftertaste. thin watery mouthfeel, a lot of carbonation. meh.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hkprochef (7) - - FEB 15, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 It poured with that typical Porter richness and thick creamy amber head. The aroma hinted of chocolate but was a little masked. Very nice mouthfeel not overtly bitter and the light acidity had almost ctitrus like notes. I think this is where we can make that chocolate comparison. I should mention the temperature might have been a bit too chilled but it worked. Even though it’s a rich beer it was still very refreshing. I’d stock this because it will appeal to a wide range of people.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koskela (293) - Marysville, California, USA - JAN 2, 2014
A slight chocolate aroma come with this deep brown clear brew with no head at all. No bueno. Sot too sweet and not to bitter. Not very carbonated. Choc aftertaste and medium bodied. Tastes more like a choc coke than a porter. Try it. Rate it. Prolly not a good 6 pack


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