Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the Red Squirrel Chesham Brewery Shop. Poured black, with a tan head. Aroma of liquorice, dark malt and light smoke. Roasted malt flavours, with some sweet coffee and prunes. Finish was toast, molasses and grassy hop.
lembeek (143) - ITALY - APR 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tonaca di frate, com schiuma abbondante, cremosa e persistente. Aroma di malti tostati, con sfumature di caffè, fave di cacao e vaniglia. Nel palato ha un attacco morbido e una buona acidità, il finale è secco e amaro.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask Half Pint at Euston Tap, London in Aug 2012 - Black in colour. Very Malty; roasty roasty malts, chocolate, coffee, caramel, hints of vanilla. Fruity; hints of berry fruits. Hoppy; fruity hop. Nice malt/fruit/hop balance. Slightly sweet roast malty and fruity initially, becoming more bitter towards the end. Dry in the finish. Very drinkable. Enjoyed this. Nice Porter!
s_hartshorne (1630) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2014 Two brothers beer tasting night beer 7. Cotteridge wines brum. Red black colour thin beige head. Aroma is roasted malts coffee. Taste is similar well balanced long bitter finish. Medium thin body medium carbonated. Decent stuff. Drunk this on cask since bottle rating added on 2 points for appearance.
SarkyNorthener (2261) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2 brothers tasting night beer 7 bottle from Cotteridge wine. Black beer with small head. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is chocolate, roasted malts and hops. Decent.
Finn (4363) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
BrewDog Bar Manchester 24 Jan 13. Mørk dypbrun. Lavt - litt farget skum med litt lacing. God kaffearoma. Smaken forsiktig røstet malt. Litt syrlig. Avslutter tørt. Litt sjokolade.
JoshuaStranger (176) - - FEB 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a frothy beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate,coffee and hint of resin. Taste is dark chocolate,coffee,slightly bitter finish.
allmyvinyl (4006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle shared with jeevan. Pours dark brown, thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate and stewed red berries. Taste brings a light coffee bitterness. Herbal note later. Clean finish. Good.
Majek (371) - Ząbki, POLAND - FEB 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown colour with ruby reflex. Medium and quickly diminishing head. Light aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet with quite dry finish. Low to medium body. Medium carbonation. Average porter.
gam (3316) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Lots of carbonation large frothy head beige in colour dark pour aromas coffee bean rich caramel malt chocolate fruit note the flavours oily coffee bean caramel cocoa rich chocolate medium bitter mild fruit dark taste a tasty but not full bodied porter the finish best tastes coffee bitter finish but lacks depth