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

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RATINGS: 437   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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhammaren (1163) - FINLAND - SEP 17, 2013
.5l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours dark amber/red with medium stiff tan head. Aroma is malts, grass, lactose. Flavor is mostly same. Easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2890) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2013
The aroma is roasty, chocolate. The appearance is deep brown, slightly translucent, off-white head. The flavor is roasty, brown sugar, cocoa powder. The finish is roast, spicy hops. Medium in body, a tad thin. Thin and watery for this style, not a strong r sweet flavor profile, but then maybe I’m not used to true English porters. Drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3705) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
500 ml. bottle. Pours almost black with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel, and dark fruit. Enjoyed this!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - AUG 11, 2013
Super! Dark thick and luscious, flavours of coffee, chocolate, vanilla and roasted hazelnuts. Complicated, deep and satisfying.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikkopen (873) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2013
500 ml bottle. Dark reddish brown colour, thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, fruits and berries, and coffee notes. Flavour of roasted malt, with berries and chocolate. Roasted, dryish, moderately hoppy finish. Pretty good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3304) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Dobre wrazenie pozostawia ten porter o ciemnym i intensywnie czarnym kolorze. Piana gigantyczna puszysta i dobrze uformowana. Osad na dnie calkiem spory. W smaku sporo czekolady, ciut karmelu i chmielowy wytrawny finisz. Elegandzko skomponowane.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gruberm (329) - - JUL 21, 2013
Dark pour almost black. Off white head. Didn't get much to taste due to my father's inability to get anywhere near dividing a bottle in half. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (1353) - 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 (148) - 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 (1023) - 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.


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