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

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RATINGS: 717   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4273) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2006
Lovely dark colour with an inviting aroma. Lingering gentle itterness with more hops than is usual in a porter.Some traces of chocolate as well but no taste dominates as this is a well balanced beer.Easily the best I have tried so far from Meantime.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3507) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2006
Deep brown, light passes through, good initial head fades almost completely. Aroma clearly of milk chocolate with a hint of a sour tang. Flavor is loads of milk chocolate, some roastiness, a bit of coffee, and a very pleasant hop bitterness. Much better than I had expected, this really was quite nice. Better than the numbers indicate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2006
(05.09.06) Bomber bottle from DiCarlo’s, Mundelein, IL Poured clear dark brown with a small white head. Soft carbonation. Roasted malt aroma. Medium bodied porter that starts dry with slight malt sweetness and expresso coffee and dark chocolate flavors. Finished dry with light lingering bitterness. Though rather thin, this porter is smooth, flavorable, and enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8319) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2006
Bottle picked up at Sainsbury’s Kidlington. Aroma is sweet malty, roasted and coffeeish, colour dark brown, Malty in taste touch of sweetness, bit on the dry side but not a bad beer at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4314) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2006
The aroma has candy, coffee, and a little smokey-earthy peat. The appearance is red/brown with a small tan head. The flavor is a little strange for a porter. I know I can taste the cork, with leather, caramel, coffee, and toasted malt. The palate is average for a porter. Overall it’s ok but not the best porter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palidor19 (3074) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Aroma is a wonderful bouquet of candy and cocoa. taste however though a slight leather texture was a slight thin appearance. Tasty beer though

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2006
Aroma is roasted sweetish malts with some good smoke and nuts. Taste is similar very drinkable, smokeyness is good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2006
BCA (from Sainsburys). Initially this is fairly malty with earthy hops, caramel and a little nutty roast. Fairly dry and quite drinkable in the mouth with building roastiness and a pleasantly light hoppy finish. Quite a drinkable porter in a slightly different way then many.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarethYoung (1110) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2006
[bottle from Sainsburys] Dense tan head atop a dark brown body. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, faint dried fruit, hint of coffee. full bodied, dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Furseth (2022) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2006
Bottle: 19/4-06. Dark red, with a big creamy light brown foam.Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, and a sweeth smouth alc at the topp. Dark chocolate and a smouth round bitterness in the end. Long nice bitter finish. Full body.


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