Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Porter
Holmfirth, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   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 itís colour and abv. Donít 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 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
renffisch (890) - 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 (638) - - 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 (945) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2557) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
330ml bottle. Dark brown-black colour, foamy beige head leaving lacing and aroma of toasted smokey roast malt. Taste is smoke, roasted, malty, biscuit, red berry fruits, chocolate, coffee and earthy bitterness. Smoothish mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, roasty bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Tap, brown pour, tan head, nose is chocolate, taste is chocolate, nutty, brown

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maledictum (754) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - OCT 31, 2014
Dark chestnut colour with a red tinge. Lots of roast malt on the nose. Some dark chocolate. Lighter on the palate. Hints of coffee grounds with more burnt malt and a quite assertive bitterness. Medium weight mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (4253) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Beer Central, Sheffield. Clear, dark, reddy brown. Filmy, tan head. Woody, light roast coffee, malt. Quite earthy. Taste is dry, and roast coffee bitter. Thin palate. Finishes dry, and light bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołůw, POLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Rather crisp for a porter, tastes like roasted cookies with blueberry and chocolate filling. Which means itís rather pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (5162) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique June 2013. Dark brown to black in colour with a swirl of tan foam. Quite a lot of maltiness, enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2014
330ml bottle from Beermoth. Pours black with tan head. Decent chocolatly porter, expected more of a malty texture but itís a decent taste with a thin roasted character.

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