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Brewed by Old Chimneys
Style: Porter
Diss, England

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Bottle Conditioned;
Rye and Oatmeal Porter


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilverfoX (267) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10969) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle at RBESG 2011 Grand Tasting at The Dean Swift, London. Brown pour with a small head. Decent roast character, some brown sugar. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Short roast finish. Straight-ahead porter and pretty solid all around.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9346) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle (RBESGG2011, Grand Tasting)
Very rich roast grain, choco hints, and a touch sweet, but very English. Super rich body. A great toast and nice husky bitterness. Excellent fullsome porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (1866) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3345) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding.
Pours deep brown with a small, staying, creamy, light-beige head. Aroma is mildly roasted, clear oat, liqourice, touch of chocolate. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and light oily mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of English liqourice, light spicy rye, some darkish chocolate, mildly roasted. Well-balanced porter with some liqourice and herbal dryness in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20742) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 17, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Medium head with medium duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are coffee, licorice, chocolate, notes of caramel and hops. Nice dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11126) - DENMARK - APR 17, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. Very dark brown with small beige head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, liquorice, coffee, dry and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 17, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg Easter Weekend, 2011. 3rd session. Pours dark brown with a small off white creamy head. Roast, ashes oat and cocoa. Dry and roasted flavor. Smooth and medium bodied. Dry end. Nice.


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