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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2050   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.


Nero55's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (829) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and some chocolate notes. Light/Medium body with some malt sweetness and notes of cherries and chocolate with a dry finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Juha (46) - Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2015
Aroma is roasted coffee, taste is a bit sour black stuff, could have a bit heavier mouthfeel for a 5%abv beer but quite solid really anyway. Somehow fruity.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SperkeleForce (692) - FINLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle 35,5 CL. Pours dark with brownish fluffy head. Notes of chocolate,caramel, nuts, slightly watery.

- beerbasher

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kustie (290) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Opaque black color with brown thick head. Dark chocolate, ripe fruits, licorice and malt in aroma. Taste is malty with long dry and little bitter finish. Flavors of coffee, licorice, salt, ripe fruits and malt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
craighill (34) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2015
Bottle from drinks shop. Dark mahogany brown with off-white coarse head. Aroma is rich dark fruits, bitter chocolate. Slightly smoky with some hop bitterness. Quite dry taste with plenty of body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (920) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 12, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, coffee, chocolate, Appearance-brown, clear, tan foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish Overall-very good

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (442) - GERMANY - APR 12, 2015
Sehr klassisch. Dörrobst, Kakao, Malz, leichte Kaffeenoten. Am Gaumen Dörrobst, röstig, Brotkruste, leichte Kaffeearomen. Etwas dünn, süffig.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikkopen (903) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
355 ml bottle. Black, with a thin tan head. Roasted malty aroma with notes of smoke and berries. The flavour is dryish roasted malty, with coffee, cocoa and smoke. Dryish, ashy finish. Very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2925) - FINLAND - APR 11, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown in color, tan head. Milk chocolatey sweetness and soft roasted notes in aroma. Nice darkness here. Roasted notes, salty licorice vibes in taste. Dark chocolate in aftertaste. Good, but would suite better on a colder day.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alomtnez (123) - SPAIN - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Average tan head. Clear opaque very dark brown (black appearance). Aroma is prune, liquorice and cocoa. Taste is Prune, roasted malt, liquorice, cocoa and black coffee. Medium body, high carbonation. A great porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (331) - - APR 7, 2015
Black brown colour with firm head. Smell od coffee, roasted malts and dark chocolate. Taste od roasted dark chocolate, cane, caramel with presence of little roasty or even smoke in aftertaste. .


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