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Brewed by Red Squirrel
Style: Porter
Hemel Hempstead, England

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Previously 4.5%.


EdKing's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2174) - London, Greater London, - JAN 24, 2013
Cask in Dog & Duck. Very dark brown, off white head. Nose is chocolatey, cocoa powder, caramel, liquorice, roasted malt. Taste is malty, chocolatey, touch of coffee, roasted malt and a far amount of caramel. Nice malty, chocolatey porter.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (402) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Half at calans micropub hebden bridge blackwith small off white head roast liquorice quite dry finish nice if a litte thin

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beaneyb (3) - ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015 does not count
White cliffs BF, disappointing drink, very little flavour, no body, slightly murky in appearance.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2850) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 16, 2015
Cask at JDW. Nutty, smooth, roasty, little bit of sweetness. Milky coffee. Interesting mix!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6645) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Cask at the Haymarket. Pours clear dark red-brown, thin beige head. Aromas of milk chocolate and nuts. Taste is more chocolates, light roast. Medium body, creamy texture. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3086) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Gravity cask@wirral beer festival, port sunlight. Black beer with small head. Aroma of cocoa powder and roast malts. Taste is toast malts, chocolate, dark fruits, a little licorice and cream. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4934) - 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 (19571) - 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 (3893) - 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 (2465) - 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 (1694) - 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.


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