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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 895   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Maklean's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maklean (50) - Ontario, - APR 7, 2013
Pours dark ruby with an average creamy head that diminishes with no head. Light hops aroma are overpowered by heavy roasted coffee. Slick mouthfeel doesnt compensate for the strong astringency, but overall a good one-time beer.


3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1152) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Sweet aroma of coffee and raisins. Very carbonated with small bubbles of effervescent style. Dark brown color that’s a little translucent. Taste is a little watery upfront but a nice roasty aftertaste. Nice burn on the roof of your mouth. Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2752) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle at supermarket. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, coffee, nuts, toffee, chocolate and vanilla. Bitter finish with roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, nuts and dark fruits. Very nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (3017) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2016
0,33 l bottle from Biervana coffee, caramel, toffee, some roasty, dark brown, hazy / almost clear, frothy, brown foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, soft carbonation, oily feel, long finish,

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
LordSierra (7) - Getafe, SPAIN - MAY 18, 2016 does not count
Istanbul, bottle 33cl. Stron coffee aroma. Very dark colour. Good foam. Coffee flavour, chocolate and caramel. Alcohol is not tasted. Really good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - APR 24, 2016
Poured into a snifter from a 330ml bottle. Pours dark ruby with medium tan head. Aroma is a nice combination of coffee, roasted malts, earth and notes of chocolate. Taste is very pleasant coffee with earthy notes, medium bitter-sweet. Medium body with medium carbonation with a long slightly bitter finish. Very nice porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1535) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 26, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 33cl ŕ la maison, couleur noire, mousse et effervescence presqu’inexistante. Nez café et malt grillé. En bouche attaque café, moka et café frappé, pas super top en fin de bouche limite astringente. Un côté café du lendemain matin pas trčs agréable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nybol (1264) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2016
Har efter anbefaling fra bryggeriets hjemmeside prřvet den til en gang "bacons and egg"...Jo, lidt tidligt for řl, men skal det vćre sĺ lad det vćre denne her. Tydelige toner af kaffe (hvilket der sjovt nok ogsĺ er i), under middel kulsyre, og en god lang brćndt eftersmag.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (1517) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle. A- Coffee, mildly bitter, subtle green pepper. A- Dark brown color, dark liquid, tan head. T- Coffee, subtle chili pepper, malty, bitter. P- Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation, malty finish. O- A more earthy coffee flavored beer. A bit of bell pepper and bitterness. Somewhat thin on the body. Okay, but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vincent68 (677) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 1, 2016
Fľaša 330 ml z Drinkshopu. Tmavá, takmer nepriehľadná farba, krémová nahnedlá pena, čokoládovo karamelová aróma. Stredná rezkosť, pražený karamel, horká čokoláda, káva.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fules (477) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle. Aroma: chocolate, coffee, roasty, earthy. Appearance: black, brown foam. Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Palate: medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, medium bitterness, long finish. Overall: Fine beer, but nothing extra.


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