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Porterhouse Louder

Porterhouse Louder
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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Barley Wine
Dublin, Ireland
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
cask and bottled, special
An American style barley wine. Big on flavor, big on flavor, big on hops and big on alcohol. An unseasonably strong beer, brewed with lots of dark malts to give a rich malt character, finishing with a distinctive hop aroma and a little sweetness.
Malts: pale, wheat, crystal, chocolate, black
Hops: Galena, nugget, east Kent goldings


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2035) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle from Drinkstore, Dublin [120514]
Deep red ruby, clear, yellowish beige large head, good lacing and head retention for abv
Aroma of sweet fruity malts, some sweet berry fruits, candi sugar, touch of alcohol
Taste of caramel malts, soft spicy hops, toasted malts, dab of dark honey, rather simple flavours, very boozy...alcohol obliterates a lot of the flavour in this
Palate - sift carb, full body, smooth, rather sweet. Finish - quite fiery alcohol, far too much booze in the finish
Overall - The flavour needs to be much richer and intense to offset the alcohol here, far too boozy, not that enjoyable to drink

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (2327) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 27, 2014
On tap. The beer starts intense, caramel, dark fruit. Hoppy floralness. The mainpart is stick, plums, dark cherries. Slightly bitter with a concentrated fruitiness. Dark, fruity intense with a hint of sourness in the aftertaste. Caramel, concentrated cherries, malty. --> Viscous and concentrated, very deep in aroma. interesting. 9/12/9/9

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 17, 2014
Bottle. Creamy off-white excellent fully lasting head. Darkl amber colour. MOderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 17, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. Pours brown to red clear with a beige head, aroma is sweet and pleasant with honey and fruits, flavor is Alcoholic with caramel, medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomer (1621) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 31, 2014
At a tasting, thanks eyes_wide_shut, crystal clear brown colour, aroma of caramel and dark honey, flavour of dried fruits, caramel and hay, alcohol quite on both the nose and pallete. Heavy and quite unpleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6733) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. High fluffy white long lasting head. Clear dark ruby body. Sweet roasted malt nuts aroma and flavor Low carbonation and a long bitter sweet dry finish. Alcohol not too dominant.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (5615) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks eyes_wide_shut. Nice clear reddish amber with a big beige head. Aroma of malt, dark fruits, caramel, some biscuits, cookie notes, a faint hoppy note and an alcoholic touch. Sweet flavor, malty, pretty boozy, with fruits and caramel. Medium-bodied, kinda hot. Too boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
charlotte (4080) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle.Dark Brown colour with medium beige head.Aroma of dried ripped fruits and tosted malt,feels sweet with taste of caramel and vinious mouthfeels good and lively finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (679) - Nantes, FRANCE - FEB 9, 2014
330 ml bottle. Very dark amber pour, big creamy lasting off-white head. Big resiny hoppy nose, notes of fruits, caramel and cake. Flavour is intense, sweet caramel, bitter grapefruit, big whack of alcohol. Fizzy, medium bodied, warming alcohol finish. Nice

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
smelvis (2) - IRELAND - JAN 17, 2014 does not count
Lovely deep amber/ ruby colour with a frothy head. Plenty of caramel and toffee with a woody undertone on the nose. Very full bodied but great balance between the sweet dark malt and bitter hops and nicely backed up by a significant alcoholic punch. Very good


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