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Porterhouse An Brainblásta (Braonblásta)

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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our secret weapon. A fulsome, winsome strong ale. A deep copper tinged brew for the true aficionado, longer fermentation and thrice hopping bring about a complex soft bitterness allied to a malt induced sweetness with the characteristic oily Fuggles hop perfume. Not just for students. Once "stuffed" savour the flavour of a glass as a digestif... True "Aroma-therapy".

Grain: Pale Malt, Roast Barley, Black Malt, Flaked Barley.
Hops: Galena, Nugget, East Kent Goldings.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (8224) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2016
50 cl. bottle. Low but lasting fluffy light brown head. Clear dark amber body. Acidic to sour fruity lemon aroma and flavor with a good deal of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (604) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 4, 2016
Clear mahogany color with beige head. Aroma is malty with dark sugar and caramel notes. Taste is bittersweet and roasty. Body is quite light and fizzy. Not bad but there’s not much going on.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (66) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Rich toffee/mince pie/caramel nose. Big sweet/caramel malts with slight bitter finish. Nicely flavoured, nicely balanced. Tastes stronger than 6.5%!

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratto (95) - - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle bbe19-04-16. Pours clear dark copper, head dissapears fast. Aroma sweet dried fruits, alcohol when cold. Taste sweet caramel with spicy and piney bitterness. Should be served quite warm otherwise the sweetness does not balance the hops and alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (1315) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, raisins and toffee. Taste is an almost chewy mouthfeel with rich sweet malts and caramel. A moderate bitterness rounds out the palette nicely. Very slight flatness on finish. Appearance is a clear amber with a thin pearl head that retains fairly well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (1605) - Garching, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2015
Plums, sweet caramel. Taste is intensely sweetish-fruity, with a heavy bitter touch, feels boozy. Only 6.5ABV? incredible. A real taste explosion. Crazy stuff, but maybe someone appreciates it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (7706) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 1, 2015
bottle from the fridge at pivo plzen. dark amber with a modest head; aroma of toffee, cake dough and menthol; light zesty citrus; full mouthfeel, modest bitterness; decent drinkability

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2546) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2015
Keg in the Porterhouse Temple Bar, Dublin. Amber with a thin off white head. Not too much aroma. The taste is mild spice and bitter citrus with toasty malt undertones. Quote tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4842) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 23, 2015
1/18/2008 8:34:13 AM On tap at Porterhouse, London. Smokey nose. Quite dry. Bitter. Some caramel notes. Smooth. A tasty ale overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lebermilz (159) - GERMANY - AUG 9, 2015
@IPABar Neukoelln. VERY persistent froth, Smells like a brewery, freshly milled malt, hay, Fresh, malty.


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