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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 831   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


cooplander's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2013
dark brown color, aroma of fresh coffee, toffee, nuts, same flavors, toast, grain, roasted malts, chocolate, heavy of the coffee but not to much, solid porter


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (175) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Looks exactly the same as the chocolate porter. Coffee in the aroma, also dark chocolate. Nice dry and bitter coffee taste. I like it a bit better than the chocolate version.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
petexner (928) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 22, 2014
bottle. very good. porter with a very fresh scent of coffee with long dry palate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2446) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2014
10/16/2010. From bottle. Dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt aromas with sweet coffee notes. Malty and fruity with chocolate and coffee flavors. Mellow carbonation. Well made.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Erzengel (3441) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2014
Schöner süßliche Porter-Geruch, dunkle Schokolade. Der Antrunk ist süffig-dickflüssig. Schöne cremige Schoko-Note. Im Hauptteil vollmundig, dunkel Schokolade mit einem Haus Espresso. Schön samtig-cremig. Der Nachgeschmack ist schön röstmalzig-angenehm, süßlich-trocken und rund abgewogen. Die tollen Schoko-Espresso-Noten halten sich schön lange auf der Zunge.
Tolles Bier, bei dem aber von dem Kaffee nicht zu viel zu spüren ist. 15/12/14/15

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jookos (2536) - FINLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Tap@drinkbaar. Black. Roasted coffee nose, dry roasted barley. Some herbs and capers. Lightish body, dry, bit thin. Really good Flavourful though. Lots of ashy roastedness. Sort of ok, but I like roasty beers softer.

-- bb

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (334) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 27, 2014
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 13 12 15 Pours cloudy dark ruby brown liquid, medium frothy tan head, Aroma: ground poppy seeds, roasted geek coffee, malty, caramel, Taste: medium sweet, medium bitter, dry, light ground poppy seed, earthy, espresso, Palate: medium to full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long roasty finish. Overall: very interesting, quite drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (929) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Dark brown to black color. A clear beer. Forms a huge beige bubbled head. Small retention and few lacings left S: Roasted malts, brown sugar, dark chocolate and coffee. A moka bomb. Lots of coffee T: As the nose. Roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee. Nice and intense bitterness M: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Good roasted bitter aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Nice beer [ BA Review @ 4/6/2012 ]

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlovell2 (860) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours brown with an amber tint and a tan head. Grainy malt aroma , caramel, tootsie pop, and coffee. Caramel malt start with some malty fruitiness and some coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (821) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
MiP is leaving the building... Clear, dark copper. Frothy offwhite head. Fruity, malty aroma, coffee notes. Roasted, coffee flavour. Light body, rosted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3319) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2014
Bottle @ Wannsinchen / MiP bliver gammel. Pours cloudy dark coffee brown with small off-white head. Clear aroma of coffee, malt and caramel. Bitter, roasty flavour, woth notes of caramel malt and coffee. Bitter aftertaste. A decent Porter.


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