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Red Squirrel London Porter

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Brewed by Red Squirrel
Style: Porter
Hemel Hempstead, England

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Regular. Previously 4.5%.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3787) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: Craft Beer Co Covent Garden, London.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, caramel, liquorice.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, chocolate, raisin, liquorice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16932) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Cask @ Goodman’s Field, JDW, Aldgate E1. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with hints of caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (2892) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
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)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2078) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1223) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (9149) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4634) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5473) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Jmgreenuk. thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of coffee and chocolate. Very nice

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4319) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (1866) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
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.


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