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Greene King Suffolk Porter

Brewed by Greene King
Style: Porter
Bury St. Edmunds, England


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Rich full bodied stout with smokey aroma notes and deeply satisfying chocolate and liquorice flavours

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11429) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle at London Pub. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is coffee, malt, hop. Flavour is coffee, roasted malt, hop, pine. Medium body. OK beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
szagi (28) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with almost no head. Nice, sweet caramel, a little bit of coffee, but you can also clearly smell alcohol. Quite bitter, but in a bad way. Again caramel in taste, alcohol and something chemical - nail polish?? Very average porter, definitely too strong alcohol aroma and terrible chemical taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (10768) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottled, 330ml at The Bell, Nottingham. Dark chestnut with a cream head. Full, rich maltiness, dark and roasty, really quite smooth, fruity port wine like and a light dose of alcohol. Really quite enjoyed this on the day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11711) - DENMARK - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle, 5.4%. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, bread and caramel. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, little bread. caramel, medium sweet, little liquorice and a little bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (36362) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

[ As Greene King Suffolk Porter ].
Clear light dark brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, toffee, light butterscotch. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, roasted bitter, metalic, burnt, caramel, sweet malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140627]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11319) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from Vinens Verden. Dark ruby brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of dark chocolate, cocoa powder and dried fruit. Sweetish malty flavour with lots of chocolate, some hard roasted notes and a slightly hoppy finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
MissPxx (589) - - MAY 30, 2014
Fruity mildly chelate aroma. Very dark brown nearly black colour. Real chocolatey tasting with bitter undertones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32988) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden amber. Dark brown with a small tan head. Sweet, toasted and caramelosh. Dry breadish. Bitter and roasted. Dry and herbal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thewolf (11289) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle. Thanks bigbro. Pours deep chestnut with a small, creamy, beige head. Aroma has toasted caramel, grass, light liquorice. Medium carbonation, fine dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour has mild smoke, roasted and toasted caramel. Mild malty bitterness with slight astringency. Boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ytrewqaz (32) - POLAND - APR 27, 2014
Dark ruby to brown with minimal but stable head. Liquorice, some chocolate and coffee, toasted note that reminds bock beers and a bit of dreid fruits. Bitter, somewhat sour. Light-bodied, medium-carbonated. Generally a bit unbalanced.

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