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Brewed by Roosters
Style: Porter
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


sic1314's rating

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, - JUL 13, 2013
Poured a deep reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma of roast coffee and dark chocolate. Medium to full body, flavour is perhaps biased a bit too much in favour of the coffee, some sweet milky chocolate hidden in the background.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (555) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Pours black with nice beige head. Aroma is roast coffee beans and malt. Taste is coffee cocoa roasted malt and ash

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2338) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
Cask at the London Drinker Beer Festival, 2015. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Chocolate malt, coffee and raisin aroma. Flavours of chocolate, coffee and dried fruit. Quite a smooth number. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (684) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Lovely porter, that gives enough flavour to be savoured,but also is very easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerViking (2996) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Cask at London Drinker BF, black with a small head and aromas of coffee, chocolate and faintly of beef extract. Creamy texture with mocha and toasted malt notes, long dry-bitter and cocoa finish with a faint hint of plum.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5876) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Strong coffee smell. Taste is light coffee, sweet chocolate, bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1918) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Black body with ruby highlights. Medium beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of dirt, wet wood and charcoal. Flavour of bitter coffee, earth and ash. Medium body with a light, oily texture. Faint carbonation. A bitter, gritty Porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4697) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
500ml bottle: BBE 05/15, poured into an Abbot ale glass tankard in 12/14. Proper dark brown body with a lasting tanned blanket of foam on top. Roasted, almost burnt malty nose and taste with a ground coffee trace, especially in the finish. Good body depth and a full feel to the texture, leaning towards creamy and oily slick in fact. Very pleasant indeed.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (6827) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird, Espoo. Aroma is mild with licorice and coffee. Also sweet syrupy tones. Flavour has coffee, licorice, some toffee, ash, hints of salt very mellow herbal tones. Smooth, pleasant and easy to drink. The saltiness & herbs become a bit unpleasant after some sips though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12101) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle at Cardinal. black colour with a tan head. Aroma is fruit, roasted malt, coffee. Flavour is dry, fruit, roasted malt, coffee. Medium body. OK beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3677) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Cask @ The State Bar. Very dark brown, not much head. Treacle coffee aroma. Bitter leafy coffee flavour. Earthy coffee aftertaste. Disappointing.


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