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Brewed by Moncada
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in cask and both 330ml and 500ml bottles.
Notting Hill Porter is a traditional porter with a complex malt profile giving balance notes of chocolate, caramel and coffee. Brewed with all UK hops.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (16850) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle, from Budgens, at JF’s Calcutta Cup mini tasting - 02/02/13. Extreme dark mahogony brown approaching light black with a thin tan head that clears to the edge. Nose is big on roast malts, liqourice, burnt toffee, nutty tones. Taste comprises roast malts, milk chocolate, biscuit, liqourice, nutty. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, dryish in the finish. A decent solid enough porter.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7859) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle from Ales by Mail. Pours black as Coke with a creamy tanned head. Aroma got some burnt and charred notes, caramel and grains, chocolate and liquorice, a solid aroma.Same goes for the taste, with a more dominant charred note, weak resiny hop finish, a bit watery body, but overall a solid porter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdtm82 (1699) - Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. home. After a long shift boy did I need this!! Big roasted malt flavour. Super clean Simpson’s malt characteristics. Lots of chocolate, tar, molasses, leather, blackcurrants, prunes, redcurrants and cold espresso. Some treacle and caramel. A dry but fruity finish which is long and lasting. Good creme like an espresso. Great classic porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4495) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Clear dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts and milk chocolate. Quite bitter flavour, light sweet notes, chocolate. Finish chocolate, roasted malts and coffee.
(from draught @ GBBF ’14, London)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWS9 (634) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle. Nice black-amber pour with a foamy white head. Chocolate malts, touch of mocha. Quite a dry and quick finish, which makes it fairly drinkable for a darker beer. Very solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6375) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2015
September 10, 2014 - from a 500ml bottle - thanks, Ang! Pretty much black pour, thick-looking frothy beige head. A simple and clean nutty/light coffee porter, reasonably dry, mild alcohol, enough bitterness to balance - average body, finishes fairly quick, a dry roast aftertaste - sort of coffee beans and dark chocolate - solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2015
Bottla at home from Oddbins London Bridge. Black coloured pour with dark red hues in the light. Lasting mid tan head. Aroma is earthy cocoa, ashy roast, little jammy fruits, charrred wood. Flavour gives earthy roasted barley, woodlandd berry, little jammy strawberry, dry ashy roast, char. Lingering smoke. Palate is medium bodied, mnoderate to high carbonation, little chalk on the tongue. Really solid porter with good depth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3580) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Aroma: toasted malts, chocolate, coffee. Appearance: black, medium, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate : sweets coming up, caramel malts, chocolate, soft carbonation, medium body. Overall: quite a nice Porter, great palate. Bottle from Oddbins, Pimlico.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (22977) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3947) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2014
Pours an almost opaque black with a small off-white head. Dry with some sweetness. Aromas of toasted coffee with hints of dark dark chocolate. Medium to full bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish with more roasted malt notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle in a hotel room in London. Black colored with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and coffee. Roasted flavor of caramel and coffee with notes of chocolate. Roasted finish.


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