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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11531) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle with clip top from Wine and Cheese in Clayton, MO. as Braonblásta. Pours very dark copper with a beige head. Aroma is herbal/spicy. Med body at least. Flavor is woody with spice and herb. The flavor is strong. Seems to get a bit earthy. Really tasty UK style ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11390) - DENMARK - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown with small tan head. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops, bitter, little nuts and a little toffee.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11280) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
At Kolding Ølmesse. Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, fruit and herbal hops. Sweet caramel malty flavour. Some alcohol noticed. Bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11259) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Beermerchants.com
Clear dark caramel colour with a big, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has toasted caramel, a hint of chocolate, light vinious, a bit of fruity hops. Medium carbonation, good creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is deep caramel, quite toasted, bordering on roasted, some chocolate, fairly dry and bitter finish. Grainy and slightly hoppy. Vinious and warming. A nice drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11232) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2012
Bottle. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is alcohol, malt, dried fruits. Flavour is alcohol, hop, dried fruits, caramel. Medium body. OK beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11093) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Draft. Poured clear brown color with medium off-white fizzy head that mostly with good lacing. Medium roasted malt aroma with a hop tone. Medium to full body with a smoth texture and soft carbonation. Medium flavor of dark malt with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting solid brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
cloudy amber, smooth offwhite head. flowery aroma, caramelly. flavor is nutty, caramelly, bitter hoppy,

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Name: Brainblasta
Date: March 21, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: clear dark amber, fine beige head, sudsy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel and toffee aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel flavor, touch of burnt toffee, balancing earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle. Creamy snowwhite excellent fully lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Nice grassy notes. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10459) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2012
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Fluffy off white head. ARoma of fruits, light spice and some caramel. Flavour of fruits, some herbs, some caramel, orange and vague spice. Medium bodied. Ends on a fruity and light bitter note.


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