Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Porter
Holmfirth, England


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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 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17797) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 23, 2014
Bottle from Alesbymail. Clear very dark brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 230414

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ShivanDragon (3509) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
zwart met minimale witte kraag aroma van goede chocolade, moutig, zoet, koffie. smaken zijn matig zoet, redelijk bitter, sterk, redelijk moutig (geroosterde en gebrande), koffie medium body, dun van textuur, lage co2, vrij dun bier over het algemeen. redelijke koffie, echte Engelse Porter, met een vollere body was deze een stuk beter geweest

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lembeek (143) - ITALY - APR 10, 2014
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2636) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (4128) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoshuaStranger (189) - - FEB 14, 2014
Pours black with a frothy beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate,coffee and hint of resin. Taste is dark chocolate,coffee,slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2014
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.

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