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Pressure Drop Street Porter

Brewed by Pressure Drop
Style: Porter
Hackney, England


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4077) - 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 (12521) - 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 (205) - 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 (4522) - 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 (1195) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1260) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2015
330ml bottle. pours a dark opaque brown with quite a dark brown head. aroma is coffee, cocoa, slightly smoky, burnt toast and roasted malts. really nice smoky/coffee taste that lingers. very drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (693) - - DEC 30, 2014
Hadley there aroma for such a beefy porter. Slightly fruity and malty. Pours like liquid treacle. Hardly any head. Very syrupy. Sweet and sticky ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
6.5% versuon. Pours a black colour with a thin head. Some liquorice and blackpool rock, sweet malts not great

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6874) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a pitch black colour with a minimal white head. Aroma of strong rich roastiness, some burnt biscuit and heavy licorice notes. Rich flavour of roastiness, espresso, biscuit, some leathery notes and milk chocolate. Fair amount of bitterness. Light bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Finishes nice and roasty with some burnt crisp meatiness. Quite heavy on the roastiness, yet so low on ABV. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1528) - Piss-ant Valley, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Bottled. A pretty compact porter, nice easy chocolate malt and roasted malt textures... licorice, berry, chewy oily finish..pretty gud

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