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Brewed by Salopian
Style: Porter
Shrewsbury, England

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mainly available bottled. Has been seen on tap.
Historically the term used to describe a porter blended from a variety of ales, entire butt uses 14 different malts and 3 hops to recreate this forgotten style of porter. The beer is black/brown with a crisp white head and is distinctly vinuous. It has little hop character as essentially the flavour is derived from the malts. Malts used: pale Maris Otter, lager, wheat, pale crystal, dark crystal, dark chocolate, pale chocolate, black, roasted barley, caramalt, torrified wheat, amber malt, brown malt and malted oats.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1196) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown color, beige head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate. Taste is coffee, cappuccino, dark chocolate, roasted malt, hints of caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
paologalloni (104) - ITALY - FEB 2, 2014
Caramel, cereal, toast, smoke, woody aroma replicato in taste nice bere for winter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (1892) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 30, 2014
500ml bottle.
Courtesy of Sohny-Euro Santa 2013.
In short: an spicy peculiar dark ale.
Pours hazy dark amber-copper, with nice tan head, cremy. Some head retention and lacing. Caramel, toffe, nutmeg, liquorice and some roasty aromas. Medium body, silky texture, soft carbonation. Taste is sweet, roasty, some wine/tart character, chocolate, liquorice. Balanced and pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Handypaul (196) - - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head that gone in a moment leaving some lace. Aroma is burnt malts, caramel, molasses, bitter chocolate and burnt coffee. Flavor is much the same with medium bitterness, lightly sweet, medium body, creamy to sticky texture, average to lively carbonation and an average bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
WanderinCelt87 (168) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Pours a lovely clear dark brown with a tan head. Has a very robust chocolate and coffee aroma. Taste is straight coffee chocolate and malt. Has a nice nice bitter after taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1034) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JAN 10, 2014
Lovely dark ale colur and bubbling head. Mild chocolate and coffee tones and not too sweet. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5750) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2013
Bottle from Kokkens Vinhus. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, licorice, hops and dried fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamP01 (555) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Pours a deep black with a small tan head. Aroma and Taste is of dark roasted chocolate malt, caramel, dark fruit esters, even some dark berry notes mixed in as well, yeast and mild bitterness on the end from the dark roasted malt. A smooth medium body with mild carbonation. The finish is sweet dark roasted chocolate malt, caramel, dark fruit and berries with mild dry bitter roasted ending with lingering chocolate and caramel flavors. Overall a very delightful, tasty and enjoyable English Porter. very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (1897) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 30, 2013
@Sergio’s in Louisville. Clear dark ruby brown with a bubbly ivory head, slashes of lace. Taste is roasted caramel malt. There is slight smoke, slight coffee, and slight chocolate as well, all contributing through the palate to a balancing bitter finish that is accented by light fizz on the sides of the tongue. Simple, yet well conceived. A keeper!

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Migmar (248) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2013
Black, almost no head. Roasted coffee. Light bitterness. A rather light porter, a bit thin and watery.


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