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Brewed by Roosters
Style: Porter
Knaresborough, England

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RATINGS: 62   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.


leaparsons' rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with a beige foam. Aromas are nutty cocoa with coffee and toffee. Dark treacle with smoke and winter berries. Some light floral notes. Flavours are sweet chocolate and coffee with fudge and berries. Some medicinal notes with a dry finish. Excellent.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4150) - 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 (5980) - 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 (11249) - 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 (3414) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2618) - FINLAND - NOV 20, 2014
Cask. Dark brown in color, tan bubbly head. Roasted malts, dark and fresh salty licorice in aroma. Salty licorice with lingering roastyness in taste. Smooth coffee vibes as well in finish with some hints of bitterness mixed with even more salty licorice and there’s that light burnt feeling as well present.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jen81 (18) - 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 (4114) - 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 (1777) - 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 (7707) - 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 (205) - 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.


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