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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
molassesfan (202) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2006
Pours dark brown, almost looks like a brown ale rather than a porter. Aroma of caramel and coffee, but rather faint. Taste is about the same, again faint. Palate is thin. Iíd say they took a good porter and watered it down. The IPA was much better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enniskillen (2044) - Salinas, California, USA - SEP 20, 2006
Body is a foggy dark brown, no head, and looks like very little carbonation. The cork has no pop to it, just like the ipa. Aroma is a bit of caramel, light coffee, mollases. Taste is like a rocky road ice cream, along with a slight alcohol influence and almonds also. Very differant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PetetheMeat (621) - Hove, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2006
Black, beige lasting head. Very impressive appearanec the head is almost as dense ad whipped cream. Mild, friendly aroma with malty sweetness, roasted malts and licorice. Rich flavour with more malts. Roasted bread. Some licorice - and a touch of chocolate too?. Great london porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waolsen (1371) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2006
bottle.a very clean brown/red pour with thin tan head. hops, sugar, chocolate, roasted aroma. smoked taste becomes more present in the aftertaste. light body, caramel, sweet chocolate, a little coffee, earthy and slightly metallic. slightly bitter finish. could the commercial deScription be a little longer? I donít think it got across saying absolutely nothing. This is a descent porter. I was expecting more though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alaskanwarren (286) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Looks like a porter. :) Aromas are fantastic, chocolate, cream, caramel, roasted malt. Taste is a tad sweet, super smooth, nice mellow smokey and roasted flavors. Really well balanced. I poured a little on my vanilla ice cream. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2345) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2006
Dark brown body, ruby light shines through. Nose is chocolate, caramel, some oxidation, milk. Flavor is roasty cohcolate, caramel, slight astringency, nutty chocolate milk finish. Hints of smoke

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 18, 2006
Bottle. Clear, dark ruby, small off-white, nearly tan head. Head laces well, and looks like icecream on the top of the glass. Aroma is big on malts, bitterness, coffee, chocolate. Flavour is full of chocolate, bags of roasted malt, oodles of coffee, and as it warms up a bit, liquorice. Taste of sweet liquorice lingers, as well as some bite from that bitterness. One of the best porters Iíve tasted in a long time, and I do love my porters!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zug4abby (287) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 21, 2006
bottle obtained in trade with kramer17801. Pours a very clear, dark amber color with small tan head and lots of sticky lacing. aroma is full of banana and toffee, very smooth and sweet to the nose with definite malt hints. Flavor is slightly roasty with lots of smooth toffee hints. I wasnít to impressed with the first few sips, but this is definitely a beer that grew on me as i drank more and gave it a little time to warm up. Not what i was expecting for a porter, but enjoyable nonetheless!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (3025) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2006
bottle. Pours a full, dark ruby with a perserverant tan head. I donít know if Iíve made this clear, but my expectations for dark English ales are usually fairly low. The aroma here is of soy sauce and some coffee, chocolate. Pretty well rounded, actually, in the flavor. Itís nicely smoky, finishes with sweet cigar-like notes. The malts come across like caramel more than chocolate, but a little of both flavors are apparent. The hops make a nice appearance in a mild, palatable fashion to add a little brightness. This is a winner, afterall. Itís more balanced and more robust than many of its English brothers, but not on the level of say, Fullers porter, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2417) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2006
Dark brown body, maybe a little lighter than most. Fairly large head, solid lacing. Aroma was chocolate and caramel with some nuts. Also roast. Light acidity in the mouth yet a smooth mouthfeel.. hard to explain. Like a much lesser version of the acidity in Stoudtís Fat Dog 2003 or earlier. This had a fairly English feel to it. Solid porter, but at 8.50 bottle.. uh.. yeah.

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