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...

Bright92's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bright92 (9) - - NOV 16, 2012
Dark brown with a great, thick khaki head and nice lacing. Aroma of chocolate, toffee, and some dark fruit. Taste is much the same as aroma, and ends with some hop bitterness. Fairly light bodied and well carbonated. Decent porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1392) - USA - NOV 16, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought from Bierhuis in Ossett. Enjoyable porter style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (4717) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
Backlog rating. 33cl bottle from Utobeer, London. It pours a dark brown color with medium beige head. Aroma is rich roasted malts, coffee, toffee and dark fruits. Taste has more espresso, milk chocolate, dark fruits and vanilla. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, nice one

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2448) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2015
Tried at the Nottingham beer festival 2015. Ruby black colour with an off white head. Roasted malt and fruity aroma and taste. Smooth and creamy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
niquillis (2136) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Cask at Hopinn, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours black brown with a tan head. Roast, creamy finish, some choc. All round cracking full bodied porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (966) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Obviously lots of malt on the aroma, but this has a slightly thin mouthfeel, and lacks a real porter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeevan (192) - SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Sneeky half at the Stockbridge Tap, on Cask, on the way from work. Pours a deep ruby almost black. Creamy nearly chocolate head. Dark malts aroma. Lovely balanced malty flavours and hops with hints of Dark fruits, chocolate and coffee...very slight. An enjoyable sip though not really how I like my porters to be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9153) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 15, 2015
330 ml bottle. BB 32/08/15. At the Pannuhuone, Kuopio, Finland. Reddish black color with a mid-size foamy off-white head. Berry hops, malts and some roasty notes in the aroma. The flavor is some rye, malt, mild berries, mild hops and some porridge. Why not... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackradioboy (126) - SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Tap from the Bow Bar. Kind of flat, both in liveliness and character. It has an apple-y Englishness to it as well which is strange in a porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (498) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Good mouth feel and lots of malty goodness. Near medium body. Lovely stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TET (2255) - Kaarina, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2015
A colablack, a head is very big and beige. Aroma has roastiness and black coffeem some liquirice and sourness. Taste has coffee, strong roastiness, some liquirice. Medium bodied, not so much of carbonation that could be expected from the big head. Good but quite simple.

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