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

bottled
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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gbzia (195) - Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2002
Quick a bit more hops than I expected. Good strong flavor, but not as interesting as others.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SkillsFactory (100) - ITALY - MAY 15, 2015
Marrone scura con riflessi color caramello, limpida, schiuma beige chiara poco persistente. Forte aroma di caffè tostato e meno marcata liquirizia, caramello, leggermente acida. Stesse note palatali, leggero erbaceo, corpo medio, leggermente acquosa rispetto al corpo, non molto carbonata. Retrolfatto erbaceo, mi ricorda l'oliva.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
huineman (348) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 6, 2015
As with every other St Peterís beer, comes in a beautiful bottle (Iíd rather say flask). Dark brown, almost black, with ruby shades. Tan head. Aroma is low but nice: coffee, liquorice. Thin body. Soft and creamy, metallic on the tongue, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabah (178) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2015
I wasnít that impressed with this porter. Maybe because itís an "Old-style" porter it is a different style? The flavors were a bit overwhelming, seemed a bit fruity to me. Not bad, just was a bit too much. The carbonation also seemed a bit low. Has a very nice appearance, just wanít all that I expected for the price.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (597) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2015
DATE TASTED: April 18, 2015... GLASSWARE: HopDevil nonick.. OCCASION: a nightcap after celebrating bro-in-law Gilís 40th anniversary... APPEARANCE: pitch black body as expected; creamy, substantial head that settles to a 1/2 inch; laces in swaths of brown--and the bottle scores points too... AROMA: definite toffee, burnt cereal malts and chocolate; peat and smoke elements as well... PALATE: a creamy, medium-bodied, mouth-filling porter that finishes with subtlety; mildly active... TASTE: luscious toasted cereal malts and possible Columbus hops create a full-bodied, sweet, semi-lactic taste; enough earthy qualities to create a warming experience... OVERALL: a strong, enjoyable porter that contains all expected aspects of the style; the ABV % is adequate but not noteworthy; St. Peterís offers another style-appropriate bottle, with cola and peat stoking a working manís drink...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
torejh (45) - SWITZERLAND - APR 11, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a tiny beige head. Nose of caramel and roasted malts. Taste is of caramel, coffee, roasted malts and oak. The finish is bitter with an alcoholic note. A nice and complex porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kresos (11) - - APR 11, 2015
Black color with medium brown head. Medium carbonation. Chocolate, cocoa aroma. Taste is medium bitter. Not quite interesting

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ermaki (25) - - MAR 13, 2015
Cerveza con aromas a cafť suave en boca con regusto a chocolate amargo, fŠcil de beber

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (623) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Aromas of cacao, dark fruit and roasted malts. Taste is more of the same with a bitter roasted coffee-like finish. Oily mouthfeel. Not bad but not as good as the cream stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (742) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 5, 2015
Clear dark brown color, minimal tan head. Aroma of chocolate and cocoa. Taste is dark chocolate, roasted malt and cocoa. A bit creamy texture, average carbonation. Roasty finish. Not bad.
(Vrutak 0,5l bottle)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5876) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is caramel, chocolate taste is light chocolate and bitter.


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