Brewed by Portobello
Style: Porter
North Kensington, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, - DEC 15, 2013
Cask at The Roebuck. Pours extremely dark brown, almost black with a thick, fine beige byways that it’s moderately long lived and doesn’t leave much lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasted malt and some caramel. Taste is mild bitterness. No carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2454) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Tried at the Bourne Festival 2015. Deep cola colour with a vey thin off white head. Aroma was fruit with a touch of roasted malt. The taste had more chocolate, with a roasted malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2822) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2015
On tap. Very dark brown with asmall brown head. Malty an droasted tones. malt, fruit, coffee and alight acidity. Medium to light body with a bitter/sour finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11962) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Grape & Grain, Crystal Palace, London. Very dark brown with white head. This is fairly thin for a porter, there is a boiled malt note but with a chocolate bitterness. Some fruity hints as well. It’s okay if a touch dull.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MissPxx (911) - - FEB 19, 2015
This isn't unpleasant but I was very shocked at first sip. And quite disappointed. Hardly a porter. Was expecting more from portobello, a brewery I usually love. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15794) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2015
Cask handpull Old Shades Whitehall. Very dark beer lasting tan head. Tasty porterm smooth slightly creamy. Touch of nuttiness. Good condition highly drinkable. Good beer. Some dark fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1558) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Cask at The Antelope in Surbiton. Great coffee aroma and certainly the dominant taste too, on top of a little ash and liquorice. Slightly thin in the palate stops it getting top marks but a great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2572) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Keg at the Hare and Billet, Blackheath. Black pour with a beige head. Aromas of coffee, dark chocolate and licorice. Dark fruit and raisin flavours. Dry, malty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9661) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2014
A well-kept half pint at The Gunmarkers in Clerkenwell. Low fawn-coloured head, some of it remaining. Deep dark ruby body colour. Roasted malts on the nose with moments of dark chocolate. Mixed taste of brown and black malts added by resinous hops. Roasted ending. Medium bodied. Nice (London 23.09.2014).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4029) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at The Raven, Glasgow - opaque dark reddish brown near black, creamy beige head, dark chocolate malty aroma, reasonable lacing, chocolate, coffee flavour, creamy malty texture, good carbonation, bitter on the finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8702) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Had this on Handpump at JDW, Shepherds Bush, London, Tuesday 12th August 2014 Pours dark brown with light beige head. Really roasty lots of chocolate and cocoa, very decent. Lasting roasty bitterness. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov14 3.4

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