Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: Dry Stout
Dublin, Ireland


on tap

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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kespecial (78) - - JAN 25, 2014
On tap at Fraunces Tavern in NYC. Opaque black with reddish hints and creamy head. Roasted coffee and malt on nose. Smells delicious, and taste follows through with rich, classic porter flavors, coffee, burnt caramel, toffee. Could drink this all through a winter’s day. Among the best porters around at this abv.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1994) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle; 5% Alc: Red/brown colour, with a creamy brown head. Aroma has a dominans of coffee, and caramelly, some dark choclate to, bit of fruitynes was there. Flavor has almost the same, thin body thin to medium coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bygers (895) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours a clear dark reddish brown with medium beige head. Aroma of mulled wine and grapes. Taste of coffee, mulled wine and toffee. A bit top watery. Medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (1882) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours black with a medium-sized tan head. Aroma has caramel,chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. Taste is roasted bitterness, some cardboard notes with a dry roasted bitter finish. Light/medium body, fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SamTheBarrel (512) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2014
330ml bottle labelled 5.0% ABV with an uncommon ring pull cap. Pours cloudy brownish black with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate, Taste is light sweet with a medium-light bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied, with a creamy texture and average carbonation. Great strong nose that is let down by the too thin body and mild flavour. A

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4128) - SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle From Se. Pours black with a nice small tanned head. Aroma is acidy slightly roasted some fruitiness a bit acidy and wet carbohydrates. Flavor is acidy bitter roasted malty with a touch of fruits. Aftertaste is short and a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Leini (1063) - SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2013
The 5% version. 330ml bottle. Dark brown body with a medium brown tainted head.Dark chocolate, milk, grass, bitter hops (orange peel) and roasted malt. Also something artificial I have trouble putting my finger on. Too much hops in here for my liking and a too thin palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lilja (1852) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2013
Smak och doft av malt, choklad, rostade toner. Stor bitterhet, lagom sötma, lätt kropp, aningen torr.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikeyo1 (322) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2013
bottle @ home. Pours brown color with a beige medium head. Dry & roasted aroma initially of butterscotch then chocolate, grind coffee, licorice, smoked wood, & red fruits. Some balancing caramel in the background. Some Citrus too. Taste has medium mouth feel, is dry and sour from roasted malts. Notes of chocolate, salt, citrus, red berries, coffee, ash. dry roasted sour bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10859) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
Keg at The Porterhouse, Covent Garden, London. Chestnut with thin white head. Excessively expensive for what is a thin, dry, bitter beer. Dull with a cardboard note. Poor.

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