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Brewed by Purrumbete Brewing
Style: Porter
Alfredton, Ballarat, VIC, Australia

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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A dark, intense and powerful ale.


crispi's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crispi (106) - - AUG 28, 2012
bottle. from fridge. served into tall glass. not much head, no lacing. great aroma of cocoa and caramel, moderately large amount of carbonation, with long mouthfeel. would get this again.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dervock (553) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle - pours black with a lacy tan head. Roast sweet malt with hints of choc and toast malt. Taste is dry with a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (631) - NEW ZEALAND - MAR 14, 2015
Nice poor like a coke. Some nice coffee and chocolate just slight. Easily drunk with a thin body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1610) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Part of my 2013 backlog, and brought back from oz by family. Colour is black with a small head. Aroma has chocolate, fruit, and deep caramel. The taste has these too with roasted malt.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mattyhennessy (375) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2013
Pours dark and opaque with a light tan head that dissipates quickly. Strong coffee aroma. Strong roasted malt flavour, but not much else. Lacks in flavour for a porter, with only slight hints of chocolate and caramel. The base for a delicious beer is there, but it falls just short of the mark

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StevieT (912) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 4, 2013
Great rich smooth malty flavours with a sweet aftertaste. Could drink a lot of these on a cold night

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
KeefOz (1093) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2012
Poured a dark brown to black colour with a thin light brown head that diminished quickly leaving little lace. Moderate carbonation. Aroma of roasted malt. Taste smooth and of roasted grain followed by some sweetness. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maneliquor (3406) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle from Mane Liquor. Pours chestnut brown with a small off white head. Residual lacing comes around but not for long. Dark chocolate, dark fruits and caramel on the nose. Odd mix but works decently. More roastiness in the taste than was expecting from the aroma, dark chocolate again followed by caramel and coffee. A real mocha feel to it. Prickly carbonation. Solid beer without being outstanding

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6316) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2012
on tap at taps beer baar Kuala Lumpur. Ok off white head. Clear dark pour. Quite a nice porter

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5006) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2011
Dark brown coloured body with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, nuts, earth and a touch of chocolate. Medium-bodied; Not a strong roastiness at all with a little odd earth and caramel taste followed by a vegetable or off-tasting flavour soon afterwards. Aftertaste shows mostly malt with a little sweetness and a very odd herbal note toward the end. Overall, not such a great beer, but not horrible when sampled along with food. I sampled this 33 cL bottle sampled at a local pizza restaurant in Port Campbell (Great Ocean Road), Victoria, Australia on 01-January-2010.


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