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Sambrooks Powerhouse Porter

Brewed by Sambrooks
Style: Porter
London, England


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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned (at 5.0%).
The first Ale in our seasonal range, Powerhouse Porter is our modern take on this classic London beer style.
Powerhouse is named in association with our local landmark Battersea Power Station.
We brew with a combination of brown, chocolate, crystal and pale malts and hop with a blend of Fuggles, Boadicea, Challenger and Fuggles. Powerhouse Porter is 4.9% ABV with a rich, dark chocolate flavour and an aroma of toasted malt and winter fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6378) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2016
How: Cask.
Where: Akkurat, Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, bread, some caramel.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, caramel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
limbonicartbeer (13) - - MAY 12, 2016
Cerveza color negro rojizo, poca carbonatacion, de consistencia acuosa. Aromas a café y caramelo muy sutiles. Al paladar con sabor a caramelos tostados, con un toque de café. Sensacion de un ahumado ligero. Conclusión cerveza ligera decente para su estilo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2016
Cask at Akkurat Stockholm. Lasting light brown head. Malty light roasted aroma. Sweet malty brown malt taste. Medium body and balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
peponi (1312) - Mainz, GERMANY - APR 26, 2016
Aroma: artificial roasted notes, cocoa, caramel. Appearance: clear deep brown color and beige head. Taste: burnt, medium herbal bitterness, coal, burnt caramel, quite dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Rather ugly stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7076) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 16, 2016
Bottle at the Jim / John is back tasting, Den Haag, April 2016. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is creamy caramel malt. The flavour is light liqource bitter with a light, watery smoky malt, light hop bitter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (3061) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
Bottle at THT. Reddish brown with short lasting off white head. Caramel, sweet grains, some cocoa, soft herbs. Under medium sweet and very light bitter. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjogro (2188) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
UPDATED: APR 18, 2016 At Jim/John is back tasting. Clear dark brown, no head. Sweet roasted caramel malts. Dusty. Tea leaves. Medium bitter. Medium body. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9836) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
Bottle shared at the John/Jim tasting. Clear brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, light chocolate and a little dark fruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8273) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
50cl bottle shared at the Jim/John is back tasting Thin off white head. Hazy burgundy pour. A decent porter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (2171) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2016
Overall: Fruity, chocolate, dry.
Note: Cask at Oliver Twist. Reviewed 2016-04-12.

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