Martinus (2798) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, black colour, white head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, coffee. Sweet malty flavour, chocolate, caramel. Light bitter. Roasty finish, coffee, chocolate.
(draught @ The Harp, London)
evergreen0199 (2004) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Chesham Brewery Shop, Chesham, Bucks. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, coffee aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, coffee, slight bitterness. An OK porter.
danlo (1134) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle. Black-brown colour, foamy beige head leaving lots of lacing and aroma of roast malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, burnt notes, dark fruity, coffee, cocoa. Medium bodied, soft to medium bodied, dry roasted bitter finish. Quite drinkable.
Theydon_Bois (8294) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 29/03/14.
Light black with a good sized tan covering that retains well.
Nose is roast malt, light smoke, dark malt, charred wood, dark toffee, earthy cocoa.
Taste comprises cocoa powder, light smoke, dark toffee twang, hint of wood, light liqourice, hint of vanilla.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close.
Solid enough porter.
jmgreenuk (4257) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is creamy caramel roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a slightly watery malt liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation. A superb porter I must say and my first Red Squirrel beer.
deanso (5189) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Jmgreenuk.
thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of coffee and chocolate. Very nice
Finn (4157) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Old Wellington, Manchester 21 Jan 13. Ultramørk amber på farge. Lavt mokkafarget skum. God røstet aroma. Smaken fruktig. Mørke plommer. Litt sjokolade & røstet malt etter hvert. Tørr sjokoladeavslutning.
joe19612 (1839) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ascot 2013. Pours a deep dark brown with red hints, with a beige head, aroma is coffee and roasted malt, taste is medium bitterness with roasted malt with a dry finish.
Niall73 (1685) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask at the Edgar Wallace, London. Pours a dark ruby brown with a very thin head. Coffee aroma. Medium body, very little carbonation. Treacle, quite sticky, dark choc and coffee. Nicely balanced but lacking a little life. OK.
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kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask at The Nags Head in Reading. Not convinced that this is in the best condition. Bit thin with dominant cocoa.