Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Porter
Holmfirth, England


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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular.
A Rich Dark Porter brewed with 10 different malts giving a sweet roast richness that is balanced with just enough hop character. This ale has a surprising drinkability for it’s colour and abv. Don’t let the sumptuous roast malt fool you, this porter is seriously potent & has the potential to take you to another place...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (6519) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2015
Cask at the Euston tap.always good for a tick. Clear dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a creamy lasting light tan head. Attractive beer. Aroma milky coconut, toast, praline and cream. Flavour is composed of sweet coconut cream, toast, tangy dried fruits and a little woody note. Palate is full and milky, low carbonation. Smooth on the tongue. Lingering woodland berry and smooth dark roast. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
330ml bottle. Dark brown, quite transparent pour with a few brown bubbles. aroma is bitter malts and coffee. Dry malty taste. Ash, charcoal and burnt toast. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkam (322) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
On tap. Pours black with a nice head. Aroma and taste typical for porters, nothing special, although I drank it with a pleasure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7820) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted chocolate, light coffee, taste is bitter, roasted, sweet chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlassBrass440 (309) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 7, 2015
Pours a rich black with a healthy tan head. Lots of chocolate, caramel, biscuit, and general malt in the aroma. Flavor is a little like melted chocolate ice cream or chocolate mousse. Very creamy and chocolaty with vanilla and a touch of caramel. Full body and a nicely smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cantabrian (959) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bad luck that I had it side by side with the gorgeous Mokko, by the same brewery. Ruby black, with hardly any aroma, but a sour whiff of yogurt. Flavours are multi-layered, with chocolates, malts, coffee, liquorice, and the body is jsut on the thinner side. Still a lovely porter, only dwarfed by its sweet stout sister.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andrewmacuk (12) - Heaton Mersey, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Very dark with little head, drinks very well with hints of dark chocolate and coffee. Very pleasant

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
renffisch (869) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Pint at the Euston Tap with Zuz. Almost black in colour. No head. Glorious coffee and dark chocolate nose. Very light mouthfeel, very quaffable. Very complex roast malt flavour with a hint of Nutella and fresh ground Colombian coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SNL (495) - - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Pitch black pour, small tan head. Very minor malty Nose, malty taste. Abrupt finish, heavy body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (897) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2014
Draught at the Euston Tap. Pours black with a small tan head. Taste is of malt, chocolate, a little coffee and bread. Sweet and smooth with a slightly hoppy finish. Seems complex and is very drinkable but perhaps a bit too mild to be interresting. Well, to me anyway.

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