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


on tap

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RATINGS: 719   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikeyo1 (459) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown color with a beige white head. really nice and smooth aroma of milk chocolate, dark fruits, herbs, some coffee and vanilla. Dry taste, moderately roasted and with a quite thin and a bit metallic taste. Notes of chocolate, coffee, raisins, oak and some smoke . Dry finish with wood and a balanced herbal bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (1055) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 2, 2014
dark brown, black clear color. off-white head. smells of mushrooms, tobacco and subtle caramell notes. medium body, chocolate, coffee, good bitterness on the tongue.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2242) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours mahogany with a cream head. The taste is coffe and chocolate with light spice and smoke. There’s something a little metallic too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2243) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2014
Aroma of roasted malts, toffee, coffee, chocolate, light smoke. Flavour is light sweet with a medium bitter finish. A very solid Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (6247) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle. Dark chestnut color with thick beige head. Caramel, dark malt, some fruits in aroma. Taste, sweet caramel malt, burned sugar, red fruits, coffee, chocolate, licorice. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrownALEx (364) - Portland, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2014
On tap at Seven Monks in Traverse City. Nice malty porter, aromas of chocolate and coffee. Deep dark pour with a heavy body. Overall a great porter. Will get again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (670) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2014
From 0,33l bottle, BBD 21 04 15. Pours light cloudy dark brown to red liquid, big tan head, Aroma: roasted malt/ espresso, plum, ripe fruits, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter, dry, espresso, ripe fruits, milk, Palate: full body, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation, long roasty bitter finish. Overall: very good porter, without warming alcohol, mainly roasty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"typical porter aroma, which is nice,but a bit on the weak side. I’m a little distracted from the roasted aroma and flavor by a slight sour note, which doesn’t quite fit the style. we tried side by side with another english porter (santas’s butt) and liked this one better, although both were slightly disappointing. i’ll stick with fullers!"

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1121) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 750ml bottle poured in a chalice. A: Pours a dark brown to black clean color with a large, around three finger, tan head. Medium retention and some lacings left S: Sweet and roasted. Dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts are evident T: Follows the smells: Dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts with notes of caramel. Nice bitterness with a pleasant smoky end M: Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Very drinkable. A bit molasses. Mild bitter and smoky end O: Very good quality beer. Really easy to drink. [ BA Review @ 7/8/2011 ]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackradioboy (125) - SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Champagne-style cork, giant bottle. First taste a bit metallic, unpleasant. Then it mellows out and becomes rather nice. Very soft and warming. The first Meantime bottled beer I've actually enjoyed... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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