Brewed by Prospect
Style: Porter
Wigan, England


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A rich porter at 5.0% abv with complex flavours and a hint of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8689) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2016
Bradford Beer Festival 2016. Dark clear copper with a slightly sweetened roasted malt aroma and taste. It’s more stated with its sweetness in its nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Bottled. Brownish black colour iwth a small beige head. Aroma is toasted, mild coffee and some leathery notes. Flavour is leathery, toasted, some dark dry fruity notes with mild ashes as well. Surprisingly bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
Bottle - Filtered. Caramel brown with a thick quick disappearing tan bubbly head. A bit of a red tint. Smell of sweet malt, toffee and light roast. Medium thin smooth body. Sweet berry and dark fruit start with a dry bitter roast and biscuit finish. Nutty and earthy with a vanilla edge. No way is this a Porter!!! More of a Brown Ale or a Premium Bitter. Not sure what they are talking about calling this a Porter. Some light roast elements. Very smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13233) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2012
Cask conditioned at Fleetwood Beer Fest ’12. Copper with slight head. Fruity, malty beer, reasonably full with good malt depth, some caramel, some roastiness. It’s ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2012
A - dried fruit and chocolate A - dark copper with thick lasting head T - sweet with burnt bitter P - mid to full and soft O - decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 27, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2012 Cask (CWAF2012, Fri)
Quoth Phil: Slightly almondy sweet malts, sticky esters. Finish mellower, but somet mushrooms. A touch of liver later. Drinkable, but missing something (or with baggage). (6:4:6:4:11=3.1)
Quoth Anna: Dark copper. Not much aroma. Tastes stronger than the percentage. Slightly sharp, dark fruit. Sense of alcohol too. (6:4:6:3+:13=3.2)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2012
Bottle from Carringtons, Chorlton. Clear reddish brown pour with a thin tan head. Roasted malt, milk choc and nuts showed up in the nose. Flavour was sweetish and somewhat similar to the aroma. All a bit thin and lacking body and fizzled out rather limply. Not sure its especially porteresque.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34350) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A brown beer with no head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel as well as a touch of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of nuts and alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium to dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, nutty - mold - earthy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100120]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Cask. Clear warm orangey brown with a rough off-white head. Roasted coffeeish aroma. Medium body, flat, very sweet roasted malts, nuts and coffee with a touch of vanilla. Hardly any bitterness. More of a Brown Ale really. 200110

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