Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled at 7.4%.
One for the connoisseur! A rich dark, full - bodied old ale like liquid Christmas Pudding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
a_cross (639) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2012
Bottle; jet black, tan head which quickly disappeared, looks well carbonated (and is); smells of roast malt, dark berry fruit and tannic red wine; lovely soft, oily mouthfeel; good depth of flavour - slightly sweet, vinous, soft roasted malt, jammy berry fruit and vanilla; a roasted finish; very good indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 16, 2012
Large tan head black pour soft carbonation aromas rich chocolate dark fruit liccorice molasses spice caramel the flavours malty chocolate molassess caramel cinnamon clove raisin ginger morishing stuff the finish rich but smooth old style porter well defined tastes spicy sweet malt fruit little sugar bitter seet finale bliss

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5416) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle. Another from Moor, how exciting - they have impressed me with their DIPA (English style) before, let’s see how this porter fares. Pours a pitch black body with a medium creamy beige head. Aroma is licorice, coffee, leather, sweet fusel-like fruit esters, caramel and hints of dark berries. Taste is dark berries, chocolate, licorice, leather, hints of cocoa and vanilla. Creamy thick body, medium carbonation. A very nice and smooth English-style porter in the stronger end the spectrum. Moor does it again! :-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gr0ve (2177) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2012
660 ml bottle. Pitch black. Small dark head. Soft toffee aroma with notes of coffee, charcoal and chocolate. Soft aroma with nuts and roasted malts. Rich and soft velvety texture. Not that sweet, but the beer is chewy and rich. Powdery and oily at the same time. Nicely balanced. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
espenra (994) - Kurland, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2012
66cl bottle at Håndverkerstuene.. Best before 2014-03-31. It poured a black colour with no head. Aroma is berries, lots of berries. Vanilla and honey, black and red current. Faint notes of malts and coffee. Flavour is very mild. Mostly coffee, but notes of alcohol, cocoa and vanilla. The berries in the aroma is mostly missing, though some dried fruits like plum or raisins are noticable. Medium long aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5527) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2016 On tap. Nose a bit on the winy side, smells like old barrel. Heavy and musty aroma. Lots of basement notes in the taste, musty and winy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (3502) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle, 15C. Black with an inch of tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, prunes, vanilla. Velvety mouthfeel, but quite astringent - goes from very smooth to a little sharp at each sip. Taste has sweet mocha, dried fruits and vanilla. Earthy and tangy. Slight alcohol burn. Bitterness almost pops out at the end with astringent coffee and late-arriving dried orange peel. Deep and interesting, but doesn’t quite mesh as a whole. Might well come together on keeping, but very good now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5053) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle at home Boxing Day 2011 (2010 release)
Dark brown beer with slight creme head formation. Rich fruitcake and molasses, fairly dry and astringent malt, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer5000 (5900) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2012
Shared bottle @ Håndverkerstuene, courtesy of espenra. A black body with a moderate sized beige head. Aroma of dark malt, mocha and coffee. Flavor is smooth, sweet, dark, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and a hint of vanilla. Fine body and a pleasant aftertaste with dark, roasted malt, dry fruit and balanced bitterness. A fine and complex beer with lots of flavors. One of the best beer I have tasted so far from Moore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (14112) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle at Håndverkerstuene. Thx to espenra. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, licoricedried fruits. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee, licorice, dried fruits. Full bodied nice beer.

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