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


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RATINGS: 880   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Avaialable in 330ml bottles only. Cold fermented and lagered.
May be known as Coffee Porter.
Our first formulation of this beer was the first UK brewed beer to carry the Fairtrade logo, and although we have reformulated it to create an even better blend better the malt and roast coffee flavours and can no longer get enough coffee in each bottle to qualify for Fairtrade status, we are still using the same Faitrade Araba Bourbon beans from Rwanda’s Abuhuzamugambi Co-operative. At the Meantime Brewing Co we love flavour, so it wasn’t exactly difficult for us to see how the scents and aromas of coffee and barley would create a perfect match like just like mint and lamb, toffee and banana, peaches and cream, peanut butter and jam. Serve lightly chilled with as many chocolate truffles as your conscience allows.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1796) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours brown with a tan head and coffee filled aroma. Taste is light, of coffee, sweet vanilla notes, and roasted malt with a roasty finish and bitterness coming through with the coffee

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sokuzs1 (380) - - MAY 26, 2015
Aroma: coffee, chocolate, mineral, fruity, caramel, nuts, malty Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, chocolate, coffee, roasty, mineral

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alteregoo (562) - POLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Piana drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, sycząca, opada do kożuszka. Barwa brązowa, dość klarowna. W aromacie z butelki wyraźna kawa świeżo palona. Ze szkła dochodzi karmel i jakaś nieprzyjemna nuta zbutwiałego prażonego ziarna. W smaku bardzo kawowe, przypomina blend kawy parzonej po turecku i mocnego espresso, jest lekka słodycz, kwaskowatość od ciemnych słodów, delikatna paloność. Kontrą jest tu likierowa gorzka czekolada i delikatne akcenty ziołowego chmielu. Pełnia średnia, wysycenie dość niskie, drobne. W afterteasie miłe rozgrzewanie alkoholu i palone ziarno kawy. Bardzo stylowy, angielski, mocno karmelowy porter, który dzięki sporej ilości kawy, mniej przyjemnej w aromacie, za to fajnie neutralizującej karmelowość w smaku...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
I've been waiting to try this for a while now as they've always sold out wherever I went but I have to say, it's a little disappointing. Quite thin. Good taste but a bit weak in all other areas. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sturmthis (1005) - Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2015
33cl bottle. Black with one finger off white head. Coffee and roasted malt aroma. Coffee, a little chocolate. A little too thin, but still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (560) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours is dark brown, almost black with medium tan head. Aroma of roasted nuts, dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, malts. Taste is coffee, cocoa, nuts, light sweet, with some acidic notes, but all well balanced. Dry, medium body, slick texture, flat carbonation. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1241) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - APR 13, 2015
Well balanced and quite standart porter, bit to othin on body thou. Nice cold coffee caracter with some notes of cocoa, dark choco, bit fresh coffee beans, lovely roasted malt kick. Moderate sweet with roasted bitterness and bit sourness. One dimensional, but well balanced. Can repeat

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slaktmasken (70) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
330ml(duh) bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Coffee aroma with a hint of chocolate. Coffee taste. Very nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (612) - ITALY - MAR 30, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours light cola brown with a thin creamy beige head. Aroma is light roasted malts, some coffee, some alcohol, light dark fruits. Taste is similar with a bit of sweetness before a good coffee kick and a light bitterness. Watery texture, medium body, medium carbonation. Mouthfeel a bit too thin for my taste but an overall good and well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (5055) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2015
330 ml bottle at home. Dark brown with beige head. Aroma is rich; dark chocolate, coffee, soft roasted notes, more dark chocolate and some earthy hops. Taste is light sour, low-medium sweet, dry chocolate notes, very pleasant coffee notes with earthy and grassy hop notes hiding in the background.

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