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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1998   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 550ml clear glass bottles.
"Very dark, fairly full in body and packed with flavor. Intense, dry tangy character of roasted barley."
Ingredients: Malt, cane sugar, roasted barley, hops, carbon dioxide.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. A very dark brown, almost the color of dark chocolate. Decent light brown head, foamy with some larger bubbles mixed in. Very dry in the mouth and roasty taste. Finish is dry, leaving the mouth pleasantly coated with the nice roasted taste. As the beer gets warmer more hints of dark chocolate, but the beer never gets bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31859) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2008
35.5 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with deep redish glare and a dense and tan head. Dry roasted malt and ligh liqourice aroma. Flavour is light roasted with a mild earthy note and followed by a light acidic touch. Dry, acidic and light earthy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29837) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2003
A black beer with a beutiful brown head. The aroma is smoked and of roasted malt. The flavor is very smokey though mild and sweet - ending in a good bitterness. And with a great palate. All in all a great porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2005
(Bottle 55 cl) Very dark brown with a handsome, creamy head. Full-bodied and rather dry with some almost smoked notes from the roasted malt. But quite pleasant drinking and not heavy in any way. 050303

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown coloured with a huge beige head. Light roasted aroma with notes of liquorice. Roasted flavour with notes of liquorice. Disappointing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 30, 2005
Bottled. Black colour, mediumsized brownish head. Aroma of smoked wood and a bit licorace. Flavour similar but also with hints of caramel. Great palate, overall a nice porter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19945) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2008
Bottled. Almost black, rich, firm head. Licorice aroma. Sweet and fruity, medium bodied. Some chocolate, tobacco and blood. Low bitterness. A bit lifeless.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2008
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown almost black color with a longlasting creamy tan head. Has a fruity roasted malty chocolate aroma. Sweet roasted malty chocolate flavor with some fruity hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish roasted malty finish with hints of chocolate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
19th January 2013
Opaque black beer with a good pale cream coloured head. Palate is crisp and a little dry. Very mild dark malts, no roast or bitterness. A mild fruity tang and lots of lactose. Finishes semi dry. A pretty milky porter! Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15227) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 29, 2002
Dark ale. Malt aroma, alcohol, roasted malt. Not enough body for a porter, strong roasted malt character, hint of liquorice. Final dominated by the roasted malt bitterness and a residual sourness.


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