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


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RATINGS: 724   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Avaailable on Keg and in 750ml bottles.
George Washington was a big fan of imported English Porter. By 1769 he'd lost his taste for British beers. After all, it was keeping the Redcoats fighting. Our Porter is based on a recipe from 1750. We bring you the original aromas and flavours of the beer that made London the world's brewing capital, flavours we know Washington would have loved. Time, care and attention have enabled us to produce a blend of beers bringing you the flavour of the 1750's. Share this beer with friends and enjoy with barbeques, fish or shellfish. The ruby colour & bottle conditioning are proof of its heritage and authenticity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (657) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUL 11, 2015
Líquido levemente licoroso,coloração escura avermelhada,espuma formou um creme bege com boa formação e que manteve uma fina camada até o final;no aroma e sabor tudo que uma boa Porter deve apresentar ou seja malte torrado,chocolate amargo,um que de defumado,caramelo,com inicio adocicado e final amargo com uma pitadinha de salgado,média carbonatação,corpo médio,boa drinkability,boa Porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (1057) - CROATIA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle; pours dark brown with some reddish tints and a beige head; aroma is caramel, molasses, dark fruits, and hints of licorice and chocolate; taste is dark fruits, caramel, and roast malt; finish has some bitter chocolate notes; very nice porter, I really enjoyed this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Manslow (596) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Kolor brązowy przechodzący w ciemnorubinowy, piana gęsta, doskonała. Aromat kawy, czekolady, takiż sam smak.Łagodny doskonały porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (1212) - Poznan, POLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Very pleasant aroma of chocolate and cocoa. It’s a clear, dark brown color beer, with massive, beige head which is formed from rather big bubbles. Great lacing. Beer is flat, almost no carbonation, it’s highly drinkable. The taste in this beer is growing. Starting with light and calm and it ends with nice bitterness, and a bit of coffee in the aftertaste. It’s a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilesiaHopHead (4) - POLAND - MAY 29, 2015 does not count
W barwie ciemne, rubinowe. Piana nikła, słabo się osadza. Aromat słodki, słodowy, zdominowany przez palone i czekoladowe nuty. W smaku wyczuwalny słód, słodycz z przyjemnym czekoladowym finiszem. Piwo nie zalega i jest bardzo pijalne. Warte polecenia.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABT_S54 (305) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
750ml bottle served in a pint glass. Dark brown with a light beige head. Aroma is almost non-existent (although in fairness I had come from a DIPA). Mouthfeel is thin for a porter but ok and the flavours are sweet orientated with little bitterness (again I came from a DIPA). The main flavour I was able to pick out unfortunately was smoky bacon and no matter how I tried I was unable to get past it. This was a return to the beer as about 10 years ago before I was able to drink beer (they were all too bitter) I quite enjoyed this - along with Samichlaus. I think the reason has become evident as the sweetness and lack of bitterness in both beers is childlike and not well balanced but a good introduction to beer in general.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
two7offsuit (397) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Pours a dark reddish brown with off white head. Aroma of malt. Flavor is smooth malt with a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flying_pig (1251) - SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2015
750ml Bottle from Whol Foods, Giffnock (£5.06):
This one was quite a nice beer and one that I’m actually glad came in the larger, 750ml bottle as it gave me extra time to fully appreciate the beer and enjoy it as it went down. The beer was a very easy on to drink thanks in no small part to the excellent balance of the beer but also because of the smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel and the touches of sweetness that appeared throughout. Definitely a beer that is well worth picking up if your lucky enough to stumble across it but it’s not a stand out Meantime offering, just a solid and highly drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alteregoo (480) - POLAND - MAY 3, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2015 Piana spora, drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, szybko jednak opada do kożuszka. Barwa ciemno brązowa, klarowna. Aromat z butelki mocno czekoladowy, likierowy. Po przelaniu traci na intensywności i czystości, dochodzi nuta karmelu, miodu, kawy zbożowej, a nawet niestety delikatna kanaliza. W smaku po pierwszym łyku wydaje się palone, lekko torfowe, następnie jednak na pierwszym planie znów karmel, mleczna czekolada i kawa espresso, dość słodkie, półpełne w odczuciu. Goryczka ziołowo-korzenno-alkoholowa, nieduża, ale dobrze balansująca karmel i toffie, które przez chwilę pozostają jeszcze w afterteasie razem z ciepłem dobrze skomponowanego alkoholu. Raczej dość przeciętny angielski porter, mocno karmelowy, deserowy, dość mulący na dłuższą metę. Brakuje tu chyba odważniejszego chmielenia lub więcej torfowości - w tej formie jest zbyt grzecznie, klasycznie, nijako...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (889) - HUNGARY - APR 23, 2015
0.33l bottle. Dark ruby body, off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, coffee, tobacco, caramel and figs. Taste of sour cherry (I quite like the sourness), chocolate, coffee, smoke and a floral hop bite. Easy to drink. I like it.

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