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Roosters Londinium

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Brewed by Roosters
Style: Porter
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark beer with a hint of coffee in the finish, brewed using a blend of four malts and English hops. Londinium is a nod to the beers of yesteryear and, in particular, the style made popular by the street and river porters in London in the eighteenth century.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jen81 (17) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
@The Thomas Drummond, Fleetwood. A lovely rich dark colour with a creamy white head. Smell is immediately of ground coffee. Taste is just like drinking strong coffee, but cold. A sweetness cuts the bitterness reminiscent of chocolate coated coffee beans. This is pretty much my perfect beer!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4001) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. My first from this brewery. Black with a small head.Coffee and chocolate flavours dominate with a slight bitterness. Medium body and pleasant to drink but not outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1505) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Black good tan head slight lace. Aroma is roasted dark malts coffee taste is same some smoke good bitter finish. Medium body. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7538) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Had this in bottle at Bracelands Campsite, nr Coleford, Forest of Dean, Glos, Saturday 6th September 2014 Pours black with light beige head. Wonderfully roasty, coffee shows but in smooth mellow way. However this does also show a dark fruity side. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
atrox (172) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Black/dark ruby with small white head. Roasted aroma with some coffee and sour hint. Semi-sweet, strong ash taste and lot of coffee and some sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (9405) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2014
500ml bottle (Birofilia2014, Zywiec) (8-:4:7+:4:15=3.8)
Lovely roasted coffee and malts in the aroma, very well integrated if it is doped, and brilliantly engineered if it is just malts. Ditto the taste - refreshing even though it’s very full and roasty. Some milkiness too. Black, small tan head. Really good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1797) - WALES - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at Cask PK. Black (or very dark ruby), tiny off-white head. Aroma - malty, burnt coffee bean, ash. Body is medium to light, low carbonation, a little foamy. Taste is difficult to pin down. Some sips were nice - rounded, musty ash, sweet coffee with a tangy astringent finish. Other sips were like eating some lemon that had been left too close to the garlic in the fridge. Overall, drinkable, a touch watery.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2792) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 12, 2014
500ml bottle. Very dark brown color. Tiny to almost no head. Roast, spicy, alcohol in aroma. Weak aroma. Milky, roast, malts, slightly sweet taste. Soft carbonation. Sourish mouthfeel. Bit thin, but still drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (999) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Black pour with a single finger head. Slight espresso color with a coffee aroma. Slightly fruity. Taste is full of rich coffee. A little roasty. Chocolate creeps in as well. Balanced finish. Mouth is nice and light. Getting this on cask is a treat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1834) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2014
Cask at CBC Covent Garden. Pours a dark reddy brown. Aroma is toffee, plum, cherry medicine. Medium body, mild carbonation. Light treacle, light choc, a little lemon, cherry, dark fruit, lightly sticky. It's OK, a little metallic on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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