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Pressure Drop Street Porter

Brewed by Pressure Drop
Style: Porter
Hackney, England


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular. ABV varies.
Gyle 134 - 4.5%. Previously 4.1%.

A classic London beer style with a long and colourful history, Porter originated in the city around 300 years ago. While there are conflicting accounts of the exact origins of Porter, it’s clear the beer has been enjoyed by hard-working Londoners for centuries. We use traditional malts and Kentish hops in ours, and we’ve also brewed experimental versions with tea, coffee, oysters, chipotle, and New World hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrOrla (928) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Pours brown black with a beige head, aroma of bitter coffe, choko, aicdic, bitter. Taste us the same with roast, really, sugar, alcohol, sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11806) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Ratebeer Odense Summer Gathering 2015. Black with a small off-white head. Aroma of licorice wih milk chocolate and some yeasty fruity notes. Sweet, artificial chocolate flavour with a touch of ash

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle @ Odense Summer Gathering, 2015. My number 14.600. Pours nearly black with a small beige head and lacings. Heavy licorice, cold coffee, milky chocolate and ashes. Smooth. One dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kindacold (229) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
This is just a really nice porter. Lots of chocolate and malt. Good stuff. Had it in a bottle. Good color, great head, great smell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
androman (978) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
6.5% 33cl bottle at home from Beerritz. Body is black, head is very small, brownish, creamy, fully diminishing, good lacing. Nose is light smoke, roasty, chocolate, flavor is chocolate, toast, light herbs, spices. Light sweet, medium bitter, hint of salt. Finish is short lasting roasty medium bitter, watery sidetaste. Medium to full body, milky texture, nearly flat carbonation. Easy dessert beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4685) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; coca cola brown pour with a thin mocha head, big chocolate aroma, taste has roast malt chocolate, some sweet syrup, vanilla, a hint of coffee, some chilli heat, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 3, 2015
Bottle from Oddbins London Bridge. Black beer with a beautiful lasting beige head. Roasted chocolate and tobacco aroma, cocoa, figs, soot, some tar, some smoked notes. Malty chocolate and caramel flavor, raisins, cocoa, some licorice, tobacco notes. Well done traditional porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HampshirePhil (222) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
330 ml bottle - Pitch black appearance with a light brown froth. Strong coffee aromas with a smooth palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4753) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle from Kris Wines, London. Pours a deep brown, near-black body with a small beige head. Nose is roasted bread, nuts, chocolate, rye bread and hints of coffee and leather. Taste is burnt toast, licorice, dark chocolate, coffee, rye and hints of caramel and nougat. Medium body and carbonation. For such a low ABV this is a really flavorful porter, with surprising complexity and even body. Impressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1640) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle at home thanks to olliejobbins, 6.5% ABV. Black with light brown short lasting head. Coffee at first, but after a few sips a nice fresh fruit basket comes through with plums and oranges. Cocoa throughout with light marzipan, sweet red wine. Light bitter with tart fruits and some sweetness in the middle going into a long lasting roasted bitter finish. Medium bodied with thin feel and light carbonation. Very nice beer.

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