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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Porter
Shipley, England

bottled
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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottled; Seasonal - Spring.
A smooth porter, with German malts and hops. Added fresh ground coffee and hazelnut flavours.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pizd (432) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear brown with an off white head. Aroma of nuts, coffee, malt. Overly sweet and tacky taste of nuts, slight coffee and malt. Leaves a horrid aftertaste and the beer does not resemble a porter, it’s more of a brown ale (a not very good brown ale at that).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2741) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Cask by handpump at Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow - clear amber brown, good creamy beige head, coffee aroma, thin film of lacing, sweet, initial coffee hit, nice subtle balance, very easy to drink

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2356) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2013
On tap @ the Stockbridge Tap. This really did give me such a pleasant surprise. Recently I’ve been getting quite bored with coffee porters or stouts as I find them a little one dimensional. The hazelnut has produced the extra dimension on this occasion. The proportions of coffee and hazelnut really have been applied with a deft touch and it’s clear that the brewer has a very good palate. I will look out for their beers in future.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3547) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Auburn coloured ale, no head. Has an aroma that does include both nut and coffee, although it’s the former that is more apparent in taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2165) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - APR 4, 2013
29.03.2013. 0,5l Bottle. Thanks to Gunnar! @tkk. Hazelnut coffee brown. Dark amber colour with off-white head. Aroma of dark and mild sweet malt. Rather soft beer with medium body. Flavours of dark faintly roasted malts. Moderate to low bitterness. Notes off sweet coffee back there together with some dark syrup flavours. Very soft beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gruberm (326) - - APR 1, 2013
Clearing backlog. No comments. Apologies, future ratings will have detail. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5147) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle from myBrewerytap.Pours clear dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, toffee and coffee. Taste is smooth, rich body for the low abv, light sweet hazelnut and chocolate, moderate dry and hoppy end, fresh and clean mouthfeel, lingering mint, very good beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 21, 2013
Herber, würzig milder Antrunk. Leicht nussig, rund, zum Ende fast zu mild werdend. Wenig Schokolade, nett. 11/9/9/9//9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2013
Cask at CPK, London. Meet the brewer event. It pours clear deep ruby/brown with a small bubbly beige head. Aroma is sweet malts and hazelnut. Taste is sweet with dark malts, molasses, hazelnut and some crushed coffee beans. Thin in the mouth with soft carbonation. Overall, good but not outstanding.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopfenWeisse (989) - - FEB 28, 2013
Beautiful Clear dark ruby color with medium head. Aroma is nuts, toffee. Flavor is roasted, nutty.


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