Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Porter
Shipley, England


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask & Bottled; Seasonal - Spring.
A smooth porter, with German malts and hops. Added fresh ground coffee and hazelnut flavours.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
maeib (8404) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2010
Cask Conditioned Handpump Market Porter Borough Market. A dark brown coloured beer with a tight whitish head and lace. A great chocolatey nutty aroma which is welcoming from afar. Same in the mouth with especially good nuttiness and late on chocolatey coffee. A smooth very tasty beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (647) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle bier huis Ossett. Brown amber colour beige head dosnt look like a porter. Aroma is great hazlenut chocolate ( nuttella). Taste is same don’t get much coffee but def choc n hazelnut medium body smooth mouth feel prickly carbonation. Great stuff very nutty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (13417) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2010
30th June 2010. On taop at the Kings Head freehouse Tollesbury, Essex. Clear brown beer. Not much head. Soft smooth palate. Sweet hazlenuts, red fruit in the undertone. Mellow chocolatey coffee. Some coconut as well. Finishes soft with some sweeter red fruit coming to the fore. An outstanding English draft beer - best I have had in a very very long time.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kadakas (11) - ESTONIA - MAR 13, 2014
Almost light brown color, very interesting. Could’nt expect nothing but the taste was very good, impressive, has it’s unique taste at the very first second - taste of a good coffee, then some sweet caramel and hoppy ending. Although it evaporates quite quickly it still keeps it’s unique taste. Hazelnut reveals later, at least after 15-20 minutes of drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2008 A Mes rate: Gravicask at the Trafalgar.
Dark amber? A very light colour for a porter. Excellent, well behaved bubbly white head and superb condition. Flavour is... wow. Really unusual stuff. Thick and rich chocolate, the coffee is clearly freshly ground and a gorgeous, lingering nutty peat finish. Delicate but glorious lick of hops too. Really interesting. Smooth and creamy and all round excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 29, 2011
Ruby brown with metalllic fuggles, peppery goldings plenty of coffee and a hint of chocolate on the nose. Fluffy cream head soon fades to just a lacing. Roasty with lactose flavours, hazlenut and a hint of coffee with a bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle from Microbar, £2.39. Now this is going to make my end of year ratings very difficult, wonderful once again from Saltaire. A superb porter, hazelnut, coffee, caramel nose. Pours ruby brown with a fluffy beige head which quickly turns to a lace. Roasted malt, nuts, hazelnut and a hint of coffee taste. Smooth in the mouth, quite light with a low carbonation, bittersweet finish. This is a superb beer, very impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PaulW (97) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2011
Pours dark ruby, with creamy head. Smells of chocolate syrup. Palate of medium roast, tasting a little of lactose in the sweet beginnings. Chased with a nice hop hit, leaving some coffee/dark chic bitterness. Easy drinking and tasty, but not a real roasty porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lembeek (142) - ITALY - SEP 1, 2012
Colore rosso/bruno, limpida, con una schiuma abbondante, cremosa e persistente. Aroma di malti tostati con note erbacee, di cioccolato, caffè e vaniglia. Attacco dolce, maltato, che lascia subito il posto a una buona acidità. Buon corpo e scarsa carbonatazione. Finale secco, amaro. Senzazioni retro olfattive di cioccolato e nocciole. 

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2131) - 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.

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