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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


Gerbeer's rating

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (1947) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 10, 2012
330 ml bottle. Pours a beautiful mahogany/red with medium head. Aromas of red fruit, toffee, and malts. Flavours of plums and caramel but hops bitterness is quite strong and sharp.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (939) - SPAIN - NOV 23, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cerveceria Internacional. Color ambar oscuro. Sabor a malta, afrutado, resinoso, ligeramente a caramelo y lupulo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1047) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle to bock glass Strawberry, apricot, malt, and rum. Slightly reddish amber with a very creamy off white head. Taste is malt, peat, apricot.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4760) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle - Sweet caramel and some butterscotch. Cloudy copper with a beige head. Caramel and toffee with some nice bitterness.in the finish. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8779) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle shared at a private tasting. Pours a clear copper with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of toffee, chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, mild fruits. The taste is toffee, caramel, citrus hop. Medium bodied, mild heat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"so far my favorite of the 3 porterhouse beers i’ve had. great balance between sweet and slightly nutty and roasted malt, and fruity, citrus and slightly bitter hops. really opens up nicely."

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (2727) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear, deep amber with an average, lacing off-white head. Aroma of caramel, orange notes and herbal hops. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A nice Ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1457) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Appearance: Dark red-brown, clear, bubbly. Ok amount of light tan head.
Aroma: Dark fruit, malt, roasted.
Taste: Dark malt, burnt, slight tar. Warming. Slight dark fruit. A bit harsh, actually.
Bought: Saveur-Biere.com, 330 ml, €3.40
Info: 29/8-2014, 62/300M, BB: 16/2-2015

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
exeter (335) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Poured a nice clear brown colour with 1 finger on head and ok lacing. Biscuit malts, caramel & confectionery, fruit, and a hoppy punch near the end. It’s quite sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (1756) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - AUG 25, 2014
Draught, small creamy stable head, clear burgundy red colour, aroma of caramel, demerara sugar, toffee and some biscuit, flavour of caramel and biscuit with some fruity hints,pleasant light bitterness which blends with the strong malty traits, silky texture. Nice sipping beer, great match with fruit based deserts.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredxyz (19) - BRAZIL - AUG 24, 2014
Puro lúpulo! Uma strong ale com paladar de ipa. Cor cobre escuro. Espuma bela mas durou pouco.


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