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


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RATINGS: 930   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 10, 2004
deep brown, small tan head. roasted coffee and malt aroma with a whiff of smoke and chocolate. the flavour follows with a bit of tartness leading to a balanced roasty bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kace069 (6) - marlette, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2004 does not count
quite a different porter unlike any i have had before especially with the light smoky flavor. a rather light bodied porter but a porter none the less. one of the best imports i have had in a while

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GregClow (2951) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2004
Dark brown colour with small, quickly disappearing head. Roasty aroma with a strong note of bitter chocolate covered cherries. Light and slightly creamy mouthfeel. Complex and well-balanced flavour of roasted malt and bitter coffee. Elements of the two beers used in the blend become more noticable as it warms. A very unique and extremely drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2004
Chocolate, cherries and coffee aromas, deep ruby colour with a small cappuccino head, some very nice lace. Roasted coffee flavour, bitter chocolate and a faint smokey peat taste as well. Light bodied, almost creamy, luciously biiter! Well worth the wait, due to the L.C.B.O. red tape.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brian (145) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2004
Thin dark bubbly head but roasted aroma. Taste is a little harsh but generally quite good, with coffee and malt throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtw (1138) - farmington, Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2004
very spicy aroma, almost citrusy. deep brown, not as dark as i expected. flavor is a little weak; some coffee roastiness, not much else. it's too thin, and finishes a little too dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cashazza (217) - Morganville, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2004
Nice bottle, very black, dark tan head. Flavor is predominately roasted coffee and bitter chocolate. Good porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1322) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2004
You know, I'm a little confused as to the appearance on this one. It's beautifully black with a small head, but the head poured out in chunks that looked disturbing until they settled. Not much of a smell, but what's there is great. I think I smell raisins. Very mild and plain porter... and very thick and syrupy in my mouth... did I get a bad bottle? First the chunky head and now a syrupy mouthfeel...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ruffian (149) - montvale, New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2004
Very dark, but not opaque, you can see just a little light through it. Creamy long lasting head. Deep malt characteristics in the aroma, chocolate and other notes, with just a little roast creeping in Full in body but not thick. It has a creamy fluff to it. Taste starts out with a little sweet, which quickly turns bitter and then gradually fades to a malty-chocolate. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10598) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2004
Bottled: Dark amber coloured. Chocolate brown lasting head. Malt, chocolate and sweetness in the aroma. Pleasant and balanced. Flavour is filled with Valrhona chocolate, roastyness, light liqourice and fruit notes. Is creamy and well balanced. Has a chocolatebitterness in the end. This is a good one.

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