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Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: Baltic Porter
Greenwich, England

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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold fermented and lagered. Only available in 330ml bottles.
"Porter style Ale. Chocolate and beer! Are we Mad? We’d rather say passionate. We marry the soothing flavour of this complex malt barley grist with a hint of dark chocolate. This is a beer for your more self-indulgent moments. Great for lazy afternoons or long evenings, it is best served chilled with your feet up, watching the sun go down. Like we say – chilled."
"A silky-smooth suppertime beer, created using dark malts and chocolate. Pronounced vanilla notes fuse the chocolate and malts together to give a rich, warming, flavour that also works well as a complement to fruity desserts, summer puddings and autumn berries."


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
janubio (473) - - AUG 14, 2013
330 ml. bottle. Pretty cool bottle, pours ana lmost black colour with asamll head that goes away in a minute, levaing some lace. Smell is chocolate, or rather chocolate liquor cream, I can’t smell any other thing, even if chocolate is not really that pronounced. I also expected a thicker body. Taste is chocolate liquor cream, with notes of dark fruits, but again is somehow a faint one. It’s really pleasant, but it could be stronger in every sense. But I’ll try it again if i have the chance.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (531) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle, 330ml. A black colour with a small brown head. Aroma of sweet chocolate and malt, very strong and rich. Flavour of sweet chocolate, a little malt. A slightly bitter cocoa finish. Very drinkable but starts to get sickly quite quickly.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
YorkshireG73 (45) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Horrible.Drainpour after 2 sips.Synthetic chocolate syrup with alcohol burn. Thin bodied with watery brown dark stewed tea colour. Processed. Total shit. Saved by a Beavertown Black Betty..

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
racedom (23) - Guadalajara, SPAIN - MAY 12, 2015
Chocolate and caramel aroma. Dark brown with thick beige head. Sweet taste with chocolate prominent balanced by nice toasted malt bitterness. Palate thinner than I expected.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
clockk (88) - Lada / Langreo, SPAIN - APR 14, 2015
Sabor a chocolate muy intenso y su olor tambien es muy marcado por el chocolate. Buen cuerpo.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gEUS (1388) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2015
bottle at home. Pours marroon brown, not expected this colour for a porter. The nose holds the middle between cooked patatoes and milk chocolate; weird. Light, watery alike body with mild bitterness, taste is bland and only chocolate malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (921) - Riga, LATVIA - APR 13, 2015
Yeah, its mostly about dark choco with nice vanilla touch, mild and smooth roasted malt presence. Very decent, but simple. Modearate sweet with moderate roasted bitterness in finish. Lovely beer tho bit too thin

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
InPivoVeritas (378) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - APR 12, 2015
Pours dark brown with small beige head. Amazing aroma of chocolate, chocolate liqueur, pralines. Low carbonation. Very smooth on palate. Good beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (1240) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Very dark brown with smal beige head. Toast, roasted grains, almonds, light cocoa. Some tart berries and light grass. Medium bodied with slight watery feel. Roasted bitter and slight tartness, sweetness is very light. Doesn’t feel like 6.5% at all.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Werckmeister (627) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 3, 2015
bottle at home. black color, coffee colored head, smells roasty malt, smoky, bacon, some chocolate. medium body, slick mouthfeel, medical taste, light smoke notes, malty, roasty, some chocolate, caramel, honeyish sweetness, roasty bitter finish.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Towey1989 (378) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2015 Bottle. A murky, deep brown to purple colour with a thin and none lasting mocha head. Aroma of dark chocolate, cocoa, stewed fruits and roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts, dark chocolate, a sweet prune, raisin and sour fruit pudding flavours and a warming alcohol flavour. Medium bodied and a sticky texture. A bittersweet, burnt finish. Not a fan of this, couldn’t finish it.


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