Brewed by Moor
Style: Old Ale
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 310   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2004 Cask@Chelmsford BF. Caramel and butterscotch to start, subtle roasted malt flavour/chocolate/coffee, slightly lactic acidity. Dry finish, not very convincing, but some interesting flavors in there(3.1). Re-rate: Cask@Twickenham BF. Quite smoky, slight bacon flavour. roasty, rich and quite bitter, a fair amount of coffee, with a winey acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5475) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (5407) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (5401) - FINLAND - NOV 22, 2013
.65 bottle. Dark, I guess black actually and totally flat. Sort of timid nose with slightly plummy malts, musty, a bit spicy. After googling what an english xmas pudding is, I’m pretty sure that does describe it well. full bodied, a bit oily, sweet. Short though. Drinkable and so, but can’t say I find it that interesting, or that I’ll remember it tomorrow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
From SkjoldBurne, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 211211. Black with beige head. Aroma of coffee. Flavor with liqourice, caramel and fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (5179) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2010
Bottle from Kris Wines.Almost black with a small capuccino head.Rich fruity chocolate nose with some roast. More fruit in the mouth, with bittering roast in the finish. A wonderful night cap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charlotte (5173) - rødovre, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2010
Draught at Ølbaren.Pitch black colour with creamy beige head.Aroma of dark chocolate and rosted coffee,nice smooth mouthfeels and creamy mild flavor of caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5001) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4950) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2010
Bottle. Black with a small head.Fruity with a dry finish and a medium body. Very well balanced and all round an excellent drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2013
Shared bottle @Christianssand Brygghus. Pours a see-through, very dark brown body. Tall light brown bubble head. Nice aroma. Chocolate and english licorice. Sutle tones of baked apples and yellow fruits. Surprisingly light in body. Chalky texture, yet smooth. Rounded and complex. Dryish cocoa, licorice and toffee. Light plummy. Gently roasted. Fine balancing bitterness. Mild delicate malt-sweetness. A really nice one. [01.12.12]

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