Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled at 7.4%.
One for the connoisseur! A rich dark, full - bodied old ale like liquid Christmas Pudding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (11250) - DENMARK - APR 20, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with small light brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, bitter, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, hops and a little sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10624) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 13, 2011
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy bitter flavor. Long heavy bitter finish. Strong english licorice notes. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14095) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 12, 2011
Bottle @ Torben Mathews tasting. Medium head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, milk, licorice, chocolate, caramel and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5648) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2011
Bottled Thx tkrjukoff. Black with a bubbly, beige head. Milky chocolate. Slightly sourish. A bit vinous with sweet fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle. Black beer with a creamy beige head. Chocolate aroma, hops, cocoa and some spicy notes. Spicy malty flavor, chocolate and cocoa, slightly salty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11432) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2011 Cask at CPK. Pours a dark brown with no head. Lots of cocoa malts on the nose. Flavor has strong notes of peat and booze, light roast, light bitterness. Medium bodied, flat and very warming. Finishes peaty, warming, lightly sweet with some roasty cocoa beans. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (2587) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2011 Cask/gravity at Battersea BF 2011. Pours black edged with brown and a fine clingy beige crema, nose has treacle, demerara, alcohol, a little coffee and a hint of oak, then a big chewy body with a syrupy character perfectly balanced by a dry hoppiness and the alcoholic bite. Dry-roast after taste with more treacle notes. More like a strong Burton than a porter, but excellent either way. Re-rated at the Magpie, this time there’s also a little red fruit noticeable on the nose, plus a hint of fruity tartness on the tongue and a touch of spice in the dry-sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2080) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2011
Cask at Cask Pub and Kitchen, Pimlico, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee and malt. Tastes of dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, dark fruit. A lovely rich, warming porter that I always have when I see it on cask.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4286) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2011
Shared bottle (marked 7,5%) thx to tkrjukoff, cons 2011-02-04 Billdal AR: souriness, chocloate AP: dark brown body, brown beige head F: sourness, chocolate, medium + bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4087) - SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2011
Pours black with a rich brown head leaving some lace. Aroma is sweet malty, fruity, dark fruits and hoppy. Sourish fruity mouthfeel. Fruity, tary, malty and sourish flavor. Fruity palate. Finishes shortlived dry tart.

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