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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 278   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1198) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 13, 2007
Tap, Porterhouse London. Copper, thin white head. Quite sweet nose, some sweet dark fruit to hide alcohol. Mouth is quite sweet, some fruit and a touch of dry hop. Spices. Leaves a slightly coating sweetness. Hides alcohol well.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (1162) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 2, 2013
Dark amber. Nose is Earthy, grass, honey, fresh. Sweet malts, woody, dry bitterness, alcohol aftertaste. Medium body with light carbonation. Not bad

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
330ml bottle. Aroma is a dark caramel malt and a touch of booze. Pour is a reddish brown, filtered, moderate tan head. Dark roasty malt and earthy hops. Medium body. Overall, kind of a light barley wine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - AUG 10, 2013
330ml bottle. Deep copper, almost brown, frothy off white head. Caramel, nuts, cereal, toasted malt and burnt sugar in the nose, with a hint of perfumy hops. Flavour is sweet caramel offset with an understated English hop bitterness. Quite highly carbonated and big bodied. Finish is dusty malt, bittersweet. A nice example of the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (1073) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle. Pour is amber with a frothy head, aroma is apple. Taste is malty, fruity, powerful bitter finish with rum notes. Interesting brew

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgiskOlklub (1035) - Viby J, DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
Clear light brown body and a small dimishing rocky head. Aroma of fruit, alcohol, caramel, pine and spruce. The taste is medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Medium body, thin feel, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish, bitter. To heavy and not well integrated alcohol and a bitter long lasting finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (999) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a clear dark amber with eggshell head that leaves a nice lace. Fairly rich, malty nose with fruit and bread. Rich on the palate as well with a little hop cutting through. Fairly weighty on the palate with a softly bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ravidesai (975) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 5, 2003
amber ale, not much head. slightly sweet with a good hop content. hides the alcohol well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gowdy (963) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle at Craig?s house. Fairly dark brown. Small head. White head. Medium bitter taste.


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