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


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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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.

bendz1's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
bendz1 (87) - Ankeny, Iowa, USA - APR 25, 2012
Beer was dark and rich with a nutty coffee taste. No head after pouring from the bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (2479) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2015
Donkerbruin met beige kraag, aroma van koffie chocolade en mouten. Aardig bittertje in de smaak, matig zoet, koffie, choco, med body, aardig verder niet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (1295) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2015
It has beautiful foam and a pleasant aroma of freshly brewed coffee. The taste is evident coffee, but the good rich black where the bitterness just marked without being astringency. In the background you will find little English licorice, while both malt and hops notes are tucked out of the way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
asbe (12) - TURKEY - AUG 10, 2015
33cc bottle pours to pint glass with mostly coffee, dark malt, fruit ( especially cherry and berries), and maybe a bit almond. Medium body and soft carbonation. the head was quite flat..it would be a great dinner company

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
EkinTelli (60) - TURKEY - JUL 25, 2015
Has nice coffe taste and good bitterness but palate is very very bad but aroma is awesome

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simongladding (10) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2015 Lovely coffee aroma with a bit of chocolate. Dark brown in glass. Pleasing coffee & malt flavour, astringency on dark malt in a good way for style. Bitter finish from malt/hops/coffee

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (1080) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Awesome coffee, chocolate, dark bread and roasted malts aroma. Dark brown color, clear, rather poor head. In taste it’s really great. It’s full of high quality coffee, cocoa and dark malt. There is no sourness from coffee. There are also ashy notes. It feels very light, very drinkable. Unfortunately it’s a bit over carbonated, which doesn’t match with a porter. But still, light bitterness gives this beer very pleasant aftertaste and good mouth feel. It’s definitely great beer. Hope SAB Miller will let them brew good beers like this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1784) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2015
On the patio in scorching Florida sun , with Z...pours a dark brown pour with a clean Java head. Nose is mocha , coffee and deep malt. Taste is sweet, sugary coffee with malt, and rather light. Very easy drinkable porter with a dry finish and ending on the same sweet mocha, coffee notes. Pass TV dessert please ! Quaff Score 7 / 10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1713) - 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 (279) - - 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 (407) - 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...

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