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Style: Porter
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A rich porter at 5.0% abv with complex flavours and a hint of chocolate.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1599) - AUSTRIA - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9961) - 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.

3.4
   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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9007) - 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)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29081) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34222) - 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]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2010
Cask (gravity dispense) at Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival, 4 February 2010. Dark and roast. Quite sweet. Lots of fruit. Maybe a little too sweet for my taste but pretty tasty nonetheless.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Cask Stillage at NWAF The Venue, Miles Platting 20/01/2010 Malty aroma. A little rich on the palate. Mid brown coloured and fruity with some alcohol present. Slightly dry and nutty caramel malt finish.


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