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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 928   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.


daknole's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2008
I like this but not as much as the stout. Dark dark brown, with a light tan head. coffee on the nose and tongue. A tad thin in the mouth but certainly a pretty good brew.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
torejh (36) - 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 (9) - - APR 11, 2015 does not count
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 café suave en boca con regusto a chocolate amargo, fácil de beber

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (461) - 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 (691) - 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 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is caramel, chocolate taste is light chocolate and bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
peponi (606) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (1146) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBlueSky93 (326) - 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!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1239) - 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.


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