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Sierra Porter

Brewed by Ozzbeco (K) Ltd.
Style: Porter
Nairobi, Kenya


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
London Porter is an old style of beer that is slowly being revived by beer connoisseurs the world over. Its name derives from the working class men who worked as porters at the docks in London during the Industrial Revolution and is made from 5 different malts, which gives the beer an incredible depth of flavour without a high level of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5640) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Black pour from bottle at globe bar. Nutty roasty and malty taste. Burnt charcoal. Very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6344) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2013
On 23rd Jan 2010 I opened and reviewed a 330ml bottle of this, pushed the notes into the bottles neck and put it in ’a safe place’. Today I was cleaning out the garage and came across the said cobwebbed bottle with it’s tasting notes (it was a 4.7% ABV brew back then). Not the darkest Porter on earth but a respectable Ruby Red hue to it, off-white collar and wisp. Looks fine in my Westmalle chalice. Chocolate and liquorice in the taste and aroma, toasted malts in the mix as well. Thin bodied for a Porter, but a fine beer that I brought back from Kenya after a great holiday.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2013
Mörk amber i färgen med beige skum. Doftar söt karamellmalt, gräs lite rostat bröd, svag i doften för att vara porter. Smakar söt bränd malt, gräs hö, metall, fisksås, unken ton. Långt ifrån vad jag förväntar mig av en porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2191) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JAN 6, 2013
Draught and Bottle. Ok this is actually better than the Marzen which was my old favorite. The malts are well roasted and the hopping is well done. The only thing letting this down is the watery body...but in the hot equatorial summer a thin bodied beer is not a bad thing. Well done. Something to look forward to when I visit again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Bottle at Osteria Gigiri. Clear amber color, thick tan head, solid lacing. Aroma of burnt caramel and toast. Taste is sweet caramel syrup on toast. More like a bockbier.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 27, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium amber colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, grain, caramel, keller. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20120419]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear dark amber - white head. Toasted, grassy, light sweetness, light roasted notes, light red berries, coffee, light off notes.... nothing like a porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity aroma of malts and caramel with notes of bread. Fruity flavour of caramel, berries and bread. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and light yeasty. Fruity, light infection, fruity and caramelish. Citric and fruity finish. Off, does not look like a porter at all.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pinball (11932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2012
clear brown, small white head. aroma is slightly fishy, sort of tart, flavor is sourish, tart, roasted malts,

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