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Port Brewing Santas Little Helper

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Everything but the kitchen sink…Great Western Premium Two Row, Wheat, Carvienne, Caramunich, 95-115, 135-165L Crystal Malts, Chocolate, Roasted and Black Barley and Pale Chocolate. We also add some Brown Sugar and some Dark Belgian Candi Sugar to boost the Original Gravity. The beer is hopped with East Kent Goldings, Mt. Hood, Liberty, and Challenger. It is unfiltered with an OG of 1.094 and 10.0% ABV. Proprietary Ale Yeast.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (2585) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2014
(Port Brewing Santas Little Helper ) Bottle 650 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 10.5% Pours a black beer with a tall, thick dark brown head sitting tightly on top. Medium left on the glass. Aromas of oats, faint coffee, vanilla, light alcohol, some chocolate too. Very nice taste, vanilla, roasted malts, coffee, light liquorice, some fruity notes as well. Good bitterness on the finish from the roasted malts and a warming feeling on the body from the alcohol. Thick, full body, good carbonation, sticky palate, creamy and smooth. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
e303 (119) - - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle to stout glass. Pours a thick black with a brown head that lasts. Aroma is malt, roast, tiny bit of hops. The taste is chocolatey up front with a bitter hop balance. The finish is thick and chewy. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1088) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 13, 2014
Botella de 65 cl en el momento en cimmeria el 12-12-2014. color negro con espuma oscura persistente. Recuerdas en aromas y sabores a la oil viscosity aunque algo mas herbáceos y especiados. Cuerpo medio con 20 vol que se notan en todo momento, algo de gas. Bastante buena.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgajdaczewa (603) - Katowice, POLAND - DEC 13, 2014
W aromacie gorzka czekolada, praliny belgijskie, lekka kawa, dobrze ułożony i bardzo przyjemny. W smaku podobnie, dominują czekolada i praliny z lekkim waniliowym posmakiem, dość wytrawne, nieco brakuje pełni. Świetnie ukryty alkohol. Jedyny zawód - nazwa zwiastowała coś bardziej "świątecznego", ale piwo bardzo dobre!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dpatchen (14) - - DEC 9, 2014
Fantastic seasonal release from Port Brewing. It's up there with the best imperial Stouts around. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (716) - Lille, FRANCE - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle shared with friends from Celecestine, FR. Color: dark black beer with small carbonation and small brown head. Smell: malt and roasted malt with brown sugar and high sugar domination. Taste: nice body with sugar and malt. Well balanced and good caramel notes. Aftertaste: good caramel and sugar notes with malt taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
haukur (1344) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - DEC 8, 2014
Pitch black. Nice aroma with some dark chocolate, coffee, spices. Medium bodied for the style, somewhat creamy with nice hints of chocolate and spices again. Nothing out of this world but nice

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (1240) - PORTUGAL - DEC 5, 2014
66cl bottle. Real black colour with a nice brown head. Liquorice, some sourness, dried fruits, roasted and alcohol in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is more on the bitter side with a long dry finish. Overall, a very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle split on the patio of the hotel, San Diego, thanks to GT2 for this one 14/11/14. Black with a big dirty tan head that retains well - a good looker! Nose is spice, bitter roast, chocolate, leather, liqourice, light charr. Taste comprises chocolate maltesers, hint of plastic, light spice, molasses, dark fruit rinds. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light hop presence in the background. Ok impy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoesefat (298) - Poway, California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Strong cocoa aroma with a bit of alcohol detectable. Pours thick black with a tan head. Really tasty, chocolate up front and a long bitter finish.


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