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Brewed by RCH
Style: Porter
Weston-super-Mare, England

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
In the old brewery we had a problem with slugs getting into the brewery. As the beer leaves a trail down the glass as you drink it like a slug, that's how the beer was named. A delicious traditional porter with a full bodied taste of chocolate, coffee, blackcurrant and black cherry with a good aroma. A near black colour with a good white head when served through a tight sparkler.
Pale malt, crystal malt, black malt; Fuggles and Goldings hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1085) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle from k-market, järvenpää. Almost black color, big light brown head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malts, caramel. Light to medium body, roasty, coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pith (123) - New York, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Pours dark opaque coca cola with dark tan head. Aroma- malts, salty caramel. Molasses, a but smokey. Wood to smokey charcoal. End is malt and hops caramel and smokey.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerheart65 (978) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2013
Dark brown, light brown head is long and leaves lacing. Bit roasted malt has bread in aroma, sweet, bit licorice and dark fruits. Good flavor: Semisweet and mildly bitter, round feel, soft, medium body, coffee, tasty finish. Good one, nice flavors.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Pretty good porter. A lot of other flavors than you’d expect, especially a notable vanilla aftertaste. Lighter than the usual porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4946) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 29, 2013
0.5 l bottle, thanks hanniku! Dark reddish brown color. Aromas of dark chocolate, nuts and coffee. Taste of chocolate, coffee, nuts and dark fruits. Taste of cherry, raspberry and black currant. Medium to full body. Good porter, surprisingly rich for 4.5 %.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (8283) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Tap at ppg. Pours clear, dark ruby. Fizzing out beige foam. Spotty lace. Big cherry cough syrup nose, black cherry soda, hints of vanilla. Taste is very medicinal, suddy, almost like black cherry soda gone wrong with a hefty dose of Robitusson.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2083) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2013
Dark brown with light brown foam head. Aroma is nice bitter coffee . Taste is dry beer with coffee dominting. Freh aftertaste. (Velp 201303)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6069) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of roasted malts, sourish cherries and some biscuit. Flavour of roasted malts, sourish cherries, bitter chocolate, biscuit and grassy bitterness. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and low carbonation. Finishes roasty and bitter with some sour notes. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2149) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 1, 2013
0,5l bottle from the local supermarket. Pours very dark red with a medium tan head. Aroma is roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts with some coffee. Quite watery, but drinkable nevertheless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (5973) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
50 cl bottle.
Pours deep dark red, almost black color with a medium sized, frothy head. Aroma of dark toasted malts, caramel, some mild fruit notes, hints of coffee and faint milky chocolate. Flavor of ash, light chocolate, malts, lactose, caramel and some fruits. Soft carbonation, somewhat dry chocolaty finish. Decent.
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