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Old Chimneys Barbastelle

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Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: Porter
Diss, England

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned;
Rye and Oatmeal Porter


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimpgibbon (329) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. A little thin bodied and fizzy. Fairly rounded and subtle aromas- malty chocolate. Touch of cola. Taste is roasty chocolate. Dry and tartish mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3447) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle from Eebria; pitch black pour with a dark tan head, plain chocolate aroma, taste has roast malts, cocoa powder, dark fruits, lingering bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1710) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle, via Eebria. Clear, very dark, reddy brown. Halo and film of tan head. Sweet, grainy malt. Hint of liquorice. Hint of chocolate. Not overly appealing. Taste is dry, and very light tart. Thin mouthfeel. Finishes a bit tart.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1186) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2014
Black with a creamy brown bubbly head. Boozy chocolate malt taste, roasty with a bit of rye. A lovely beer with plenty of body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (4219) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2014
330ml bottle from the brewery via eebria. Pours dark brown with a long-lasting tan head. Aromas of rich dark chocolate and light spice. Some light coffee and dark stone fruit. Taste is more coffee and chocolate. Creamy texture, bitter finish. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilverfoX (407) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Smells like a good Port (the drink kind) Looks like a rich dark chocolate colour creamy white head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, flavours of fruity chocolate, port. its quite rich. slightly watery but doesnt detract from the beer at all, very, very good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1866) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle from brewery. BB 02/2015. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has coke, coffee, milk choc. Medium body, medium carbonation, very slightly thin. There’s choc, rum, coke, a little coffee, some lemon, light treacle, wood... Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5694) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2013
275ml bottle courtesy of JMGreenUK. Gushed a bit. Thin tan head. Clear black pour. Quite a decent porter

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4922) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Poured a dark mahogany with a thin off white head. The aroma is weak roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a hoppy slightly watery spicy malt palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. A great session beer but not a great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5694) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours near black with a medium beige head. Aroma of roast, Chocolate, caramel and grassy hops. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.


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