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St Peters Old Style Porter

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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Porter
Bungay, England

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RATINGS: 915   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Cask: Regular. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Hops: Challenger and Goldings.
This fine beer is a blend of a mature old ale with a younger light beer - just as a true Porter should be. The marriage produces an extremely characterful brew which is dark in colour and complex in taste.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavoleBomb (1487) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Poured into a perfect pint. 3.5 A: Clear dark amber brown color. Just over one finger of frothy/creamy beige head. Retention is a touch below average, but a decent sized ring of lacing is left. 4.0 S: Roasted barley with toastiness and a heavy graininess. Under that there’s a doughy neutral sweetness. Dry with chocolate and caramel. Mineral with hints of coffee. 4.25 T: Taste is like the nose, but a little less dry, which makes for good balance overall. Roasty toasty malts, big graininess and doughiness. Chocolate, caramel, neutral malt chewiness. Mineral, coffee, and biscuit. 4.25 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Chewy without being sweet. Pleasantly creamy. 4.0 D: Another winner from this brewery. A very good option if you are in the mood for something English. DavoleBomb, May 29, 2013

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (386) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Appearance is dark ruby, with a ridiculous 5+ finger foamy light-brown head, which very slowly reduces to three fingers. Aroma- chocolate, burnt malt, honey, toast, cocoa, caramel, dark fruit undertones. Taste- initial hit of chocolate and coffee bitterness, a definite hop presence, dark malt, burnt toast, chocolate-covered caramel, quite a bit of carbonation cutting through a foamy mouthfeel, a clinging slightly bitter, burnt finish. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramstein2611 (27) - Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Pours a nice deep brown with a tan head that disappears quickly. Aroma is a nice sweet roasted malt. Taste is a nice balance between hop and malt with a slight smokey clean finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hrc_Cro (157) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 26, 2014
0.5l bottle. Black color with small brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is little sweet and typical porter bitter. It is too plain and average.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (138) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2014
keg. @Cimmeria. Oviedo .................................................. 05/12/2014

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (659) - CROATIA - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle; pours dark brown with a thin tan head; aroma of chocolate, dark fruits, and malt; taste is light bittersweet with chocolate, dark fruits, and hints of caramel and coffee; dry finish; not overly complex but smooth and easy to drink

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle from Booths, MediaCityUK [101114]
Very dark caramel brown, clear, frothy white head
Aroma of spicy English hops, some skunk, mellow roast, some dark stone fruits
Taste of caramel, roasted malts, earthy hops, bit spicy, some bitter coffee, lots of twiggy hops, getting a rusty yeast...hmm not liking the flavour of this much
Palate - Soft carb, medium body. Finish quite dry, lingering spicy earthy hops, bitter roast
Overall - Sort of an old ale / porter cross. OK - just not me this beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (1059) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
Aroma: Sweet with roasted coffee. Flavour: Sweet with roaste coffee and chocolate and hint of berries. Color: Very dark brown with an offwhite head.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
soolash (121) - POLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Butelka 0,5 l. W aromacie przeważają słody palone. Piana średnio- i drobno pęcherzykowa, jasno beżowa, dość trwała i świetnie oblepiająca szkło. Piwo ma barwę ciemną, brązową i jest klarowne. W smaku, jak w aromacie, słody palone. Jest lekko słodkie a słodycz dobrze zbalansowana lekką goryczką. Ciało średnie. Nasycenie niskie do średniego. Ładna aksamitność. Przyjemny old-fasion porter. Warto spróbować, by poznać protoplastę naszych porterów bałtyckich :-).

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (2156) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
A beer I’ve had a couple of times in bottles before, albeit around 8 years ago. This time it’s from keg at the Jerusalem Tavern. Very dark red or black, small off-white head, full lacing. Aroma is roasty and sweet. Body is medium, foamy, fairly high carbonation. Taste is watery, a little astringent, some plum and prune juice, ash towards the finish. This doesn’t suit keg at all - too cold and overcarbonated.


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