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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cold filtered and nitro-kegged. Also available in bottles at 5.0% ABV.
"A classic modern light stout with the added complexity of a late kettle hop. Aromatic character. Rich roast, dry, clean and bitter without any sourness." Ingredients: Pale Malt, Flaked Barley, Roast Barley, Black Malr, Crystal Malt; Galena, Nugget and East Kent Goldings.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pedro_Pinho (104) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2015
Nice malty aroma on this nearly black liquid. Smooth taste, I would prefer some more chocolate on this. Rather good brew with a suitable name, plain porter!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2043) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Keg tap at the Porterhouse, Covent Garden. Dark brown, translucent, with a Guinnessy beige head. Roasted coffee, hazelnut, malt and nougat candy on the aroma. Bittersweet nutty taste with a strong hoppy bitter finish which stops just short of too much astringency. Espresso and black cherry in the aftertaste. Smooth palate. Too cold, but if you let it warm up a bit it allows the flavours to shine through. A decent keg porter.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2077) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle from systembolaget sweden (the 5%). Big and lasting light brown head. Burnt caramell aroma with dark roasted malts. Big smooth malty taste wirh balanced bitterness and sweetness. Big body for such a low alcohole beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (526) - Oklahoma, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Pint pour from keg at brewpub in London. Dark and opaque. Great lacing; amazing creamy. Exactly what you hope in a nitro beer. Baking chocolate on the nose, with a similar taste. Taste is on the bitter side, but balanced. Tasty and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratto (119) - - DEC 12, 2015
Tap at Porterhouse. Very nice appearance with lasting nitro foam. Aroma coffee, some caramel malta. Taste is a combination of roasted malt and long herbal bitterness, some caramel notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (713) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - NOV 14, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und schwarz. Mittelgrosse Schaumkrone. Karamell- und Kaffeenoten. Spritzig. Malzig. Trockener Abgang.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (3213) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - OCT 23, 2015
33cl bb23/10/2015, whew. Cold, but good quality whole bean filter coffee, woody red berry and blue grape in aroma. Trademark confident Porterhouse roast, going on char, bitter chocolate powder, ground berries, cold coffee. Easy drinking, especially compared to their masterpiece of a 4x Wrasslers Stout dark hole wallop.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 8, 2015
bottle at pivo plzen. black, clear and with a thin light brown head; ashy aroma, hints of cocoa powder and vanilla; modest roasty bitterness with plenty of coffee; pretty drinkable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (837) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 6, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle thanks to David. Appearance: 2 fingers great tan head, dark brown color, clear, Aroma: heavy chocolate, light grassy hops, hint of roast. Palate: medium to full body, average to slightly less than average carbonation, slightly sticky, light dry finish, velvety smooth. Taste: sweet chocolate and caramel with a slight soapy and grassy bitter hop finish that peaks in a little bit, finishes with sweet. Overall, very pleasant beer, impressed. Nothing really to write home about, but very nice beer to have a few of.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sparf (199) - Östersund, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2015
ABV 5% Söt, rostad doft med toner av mörka torkade frukter. Svart brygd med aningen rödaktig ton. Kort skum. Smaken är halvsöt, lätt rostad med inslag av kaffe och med en torr avslutning. Onödigt myket kolsyra och lite tunn kropp.


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