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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2053   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.


akaufman's rating

4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
akaufman (16) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 15, 2007
gold standard in porfter category. carbonated with lighter mouth feel. lower in alcohol compared to pac nw bombers. very dank taste


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (358) - - APR 18, 2015
0,335 from Alko Bulevardi. Sameahko tummanruskea. Tuoksussa paahteista mallasta, tummaa suklaata, humalaa ja ruislimppua. Maussa raikkaasti paahteisen maltaan ja humalan sekoitusta, hiukan kahvia.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2657) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
0,355l bottle from Alko, Bulevardi. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts with some coffee, chocolate and hops. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaboon (1693) - FINLAND - APR 18, 2015
Pours brown with light beige head. Aroma is roasted, smoke, coffee and licorice. Flavour is roasted, smoke, bitter and licorice.

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 (292) - 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 (35) - 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 (923) - 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.


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