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

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RATINGS: 891   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rcasta (822) - - NOV 27, 2008
en atlanta para homechicken con raul nos tomamos antes de irnos a GT. delicisiosa. luego la probamos en sibar otra vez y talvez no tan impresionante. la sed debe tener que ver con esto


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5333) - Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle at home from backlog notes 07. Pours a reddish brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have mild roasted malts, chocolate, a hint of tart fruit, light herbal hops, mild bitterness to the finish, light bodied, ok but the stout is better.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyScallywag (62) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Aroma is not very good.....I'm getting over a cold but it just doesn't get high points from me. I love these bottles. They're like old medicine bottles. I'm not a big fan of the beers inside though....lol. I had a grapefruit ale the other night and it wasn't a stunner either. Just not refined enough. Glad I tried it, but not going to get it again ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (527) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 13, 2014
Couleur sombre trouble. Nez de malt grillé. Goult leger de malt grillé, corps leger, m’attendais a mieux. Mais bonne qd meme.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4074) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle at The Fiddler, Den Haag. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy white head. The aroma is red berry fruit, roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter, light sweet with a smooth caramel, fruit, light hop bitter palate but with a lingering bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcoDL (2055) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2014
Dark beer, with some sweetish malty notes of coffee and cacao. Not very complex, quite easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (994) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 9, 2014
very dark brown colour, beige creamy head; roasted malty aroma with some floral and earthy notes and ash;taste of burnt sugar and malt - not too complex porter

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dohny (207) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 6, 2014
Poured from bottle. Clear dark brown color with tan head. Aroma of caramel, wort. Flavor follows aroma, roasted malts are present also. Medium body, medium carbonation. Bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (1522) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 6, 2014
Bottle. Aroma dry roasted and chocolate. Quite dry. Clear very dark colour. Off-white head. Taste is again quite dry from the beginning. Roasted and dark chocolate, somewhat simple, but really effective and tasty. Easily drinkable with a dry roasted finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The Etruscan (506) - Tuscany, ITALY - MAY 31, 2014
Light brown weak head. Mahogany colour. Aroma is malty with dried fruits, raisins, coffee and caramel notes. Flavor is malty too with red fruits and caramel tones, ending in a moderately roasty and fruity finish. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (2069) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle at home, 500 ml, poured into a snifter. ANB 5.1% Darl mahogany brown colour on the body, tall light beige head, thick, with very good retention, leaving light lacing on the glass. Aroma of burnt caramel, light honey notes, berries, grapes. Taste follows, mostly sweet, caramel, some hops, hints of honey and molasses, berries, a hint of citrus acidity, faint roasted malts. Mildly bitter on the aftertaste, it doesn’t need more in my opinion. Medium thin body, low carbonation, quite dry palate. Not your usual porter but very good nevertheless, very interesting.


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