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


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RATINGS: 932   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
peponi (657) - Krakow, POLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Aroma: roasted caramel, roasted malts. Appearance: dark copper color, no head. Taste: low herbal bitterness, roasted caramel, roasted dark malts, dry and watery. Palate: low body and low carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Boring beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (1228) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2015
0,5l fles gedeeld met peltmeister. Zwart met een creme kraag. Geur en smaak met engelsedrop en biscuit. Body is medium. Afdronk met drop en laurier

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBlueSky93 (409) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Dark Brown in colour, 2 finger off white head. Aroma of malts, dark fruits, berries, coffee, dark chocolate. Much the same on the taste, perhaps with a touch of lemon. Complex!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1277) - Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Brown. Somewhat sweet at first, then becomes quite dry. Tastes a bit aged (maybe due to green bottle?). Fairly light body. The hops stand out more than the body. Good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1153) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - FEB 4, 2015
BOTTLE 50 CL. Brown malt and bread, a touch of caramel in the aroma, dark bread crust, and a drop of hops too. Not much roasted notes, like chocolate or coffee. It is half-way between a mild and a modern porter. The flavour is brown malts, very restrained caramel sweetness, and a solid spicy bitter finish. Smooth mouth-feel, despite the lack of carbonation. it does not feel flat or watery. Nothing extreme here, just a smooth balanced beer. Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1491) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Very interesting porter. Has a boozy taste to it that apparently it shouldn’t (only 5.1%). Some nutty and roasted malts flavors, along with a bit of cola. Thin, but not in a bad way. Slightly bitter. Some sugars in the nose that don’t necessarily show up in taste. Different than most porters, and for that reason I’m giving it extra credit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (996) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, coffee, Appearance-brown, clear, tan foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, slick feel, lively, long finish, Overall-very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavoleBomb (1513) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (481) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramstein2611 (30) - 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

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