RateBeer
overall
78
62
style
Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: Porter
Diss, England

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned;
Rye and Oatmeal Porter


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (2740) - 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 (191) - 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 (1329) - 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 (5018) - 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 (4003) - 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 (4741) - 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.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Osprey87 (1363) - WALES - SEP 21, 2013
Room temp bottle 6.4% BB May 2014. Bought from the brewery in August. Pours black with no head. Smell…vinegar? In a porter? Body is medium. Taste is slight cheese and smoke. Surely it’s not meant to taste this way, but it doesn’t taste infected (I don’t rate beers that are obviously infected). Ergh.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1788) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2012
Bottle from brewery. Colour is opaque black, off white head. Nose is good. Dark chocolate, ale fruity, touch black coffee, but mainly dark choc. Touch of lactic, bit of ink, but again mainly dark choc! Taste is inky, dark chocolate, dark fruit, prune, touch of bitter hop/roasted malt. Body is fairly light for a porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle @ RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at Dean Swift. Tasty enough porter. Good choc. OK, good balance, good flaovurs.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear red-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and roasted aroma of cocoa powder. Roasted flavour of caramel, dark chocolate and cocoa powder. Roasted finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50