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

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 962   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
milo91hd (187) - Lecce, - MAY 7, 2014
Bottiglia da 0,5 CL. Colore nero con una schiuma color cappuccino, aroma tostata, caffè e malto. Al sapore risalta molto il cioccolato, carbonazione bassa


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (502) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Cigarette City. Aroma is roasted malt, toffee. Appearance is dark, dark mahogany--almost black--with finger-width light brown head with poor retention but decent lacing. Taste is roasted malt with dark fruits and toffee, hint of bitter coffee at end. Palate is medium bodied with creamy, thick texture, soft carbonation and mostly bitter, dry finish. Overall, a decent amount going on and a nice change from American-style porters.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BenL8 (22) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Appearance: very dark brown clear colour, some little head which dissipates quickly. Some carbonation is visible albeit not a lot. Aroma: very nice, complex aroma, intense nutty aroma and very biscuity. Complex old ale character is noticeable. Caramel and chocolate notes. Very nice. Flavour: rather mild but complex. Nutty and a bit spicy, some biscuit malt. Some hops shines through as does some bitterness but only very mildly. Really great porter.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cachobrewski (15) - MEXICO - MAY 16, 2016
Nice dark color but the head is gone quickly. Aroma is dark malts and caramel, deep toffee, some maple syrup. Flavor: Starts as a sweet, rich, malty brew that quickly turns into a very complex and pleasant, mature and flowery beverage with an extremely balanced and tasty end. This is an excellent beer, from one of the best breweries in the world.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demannu (330) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2016
This beer had some nice porter qualities especial in the flavor but some of the accompanying flavors left me a bit underwhelmed overall. The body was watery in feel with a bit more carbonation than i like. Decent stuff but wouldnt grab this again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdolfoCC (112) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - MAY 2, 2016
APARIENCIA: de color rubí profundo, corona de espuma marfil de buena retención, de burbuja compacta con algunas abiertas. AROMA: notas a café intensas, ademas de chocolate, maltas tostadas, notas ahumadas muy discretamente, frutos oscuros maduros, notas de jeréz. SABOR: notas de café que predominan, notas de maltas tostadas, muy discretas notas ácidas no astringentes, el retrogusto con amargor ligero, maderoso, seco, nada astringente. SENSACIÓN: Cuerpo ligero, baja carbonatación. RESUMEN: Una excelente cerveza de acuerdo al estilo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
nephirem (121) - CROATIA - MAR 26, 2016
Pours dark ruby, almost black color with practically no head. Smell is mostly roasted malts and coffee. A bit cake-like. Medium body with regular carbonation and a bit watery texture. Taste is mostly bittersweet with bitternes coming mostly from alcohol, giving this beer a slightly boozy aftertaste. Aroma of dark fruits and berries, roasted malts, coffe beans, cake and alcohol. Slightly smoked. Finish is a bit dry with bitternes lingering on the tongue. Overall, very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerRenter76 (654) - Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Originally rated on 7/16/08. Pours a dark body, amber when held to the light, a thin but lasting head. Mouthfeel a little thin but not bad. Aroma was nice, smelled of molasses and plums. Flavor was similar, kind of sweet but not overly so. A pretty good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (2011) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 3, 2016
Bottle 0.5l at home Belgrade Serbia before catching a plane to Amsterdam.14.01.2016.Pour it clear dark color with big white head.Aroma sweet roasted malt.Taste roasted malt, some coffee on the back, bittery finish, watery easy drinkable.Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
llkc (1276) - århus, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2016
duft: sødlig vanilje rosin dadler smag: rosin dadler lidt vanilje kramel nærmest sirup kramel smag: lidt ristet mere en mørk ale ind stout

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nybol (1130) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2016
En mørk smag af lakrids og lav bitterhed En fin fyldig mørk øl der er en rigtig nydeøl.


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