suidae (1) - Fillmore, California, USA - JAN 3, 2015 does not count
4.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
This is what a porter should taste like. There is an 85 character minimum? So the rest of this is just filler.
mR_fr0g (4169) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014, grand tasting 10/08/2014 Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell. Reddish dark brown coloured pour with a lasting loose light tan head. Aroma is earthy roast, powdery choc and some piney hop. Flavour is composed of earthy, nutty roasted malts, some dark choc. Palate is lightish body and highish carbonation. Lingering dark choc and slightly harsh roast.
Leighton (12237) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014 London Sunday Tasting. Pours deep brown with a frothy tan head. Toasty bread on the nose, some milk chocolate. Light to medium sweet flavor with mild dry roast, dry cocoa. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Dry and roasty to finish, some earth. Fair.
Idiosynkrasie (4244) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with average, thick, creamy, fairly lasting, minimally lacing, beige to tan head. Slightly roasty, dark malty aroma, some cocoa. Taste is roasty dark malty, chocolately, some cocoa, slightly biting, hoppy and roast-malty bitterness. Hop dominated, not overly rich (e.g. lacking dark fruit flavours), quite OK.
lusikka (6603) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black colour. Aroma of roasted malts, biscuit and licorice. Rich flavour of roastiness, licorice, dark chocolate and biscuit. Medium bodied, dry malty finish. Quite rich.
anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBESG 2014 Sunday Tasting. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.
AndySnow (4170) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Mild, bland, some caramel, a bit of roasted malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Very mild, chocolate, caramel.
Desverger (2530) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - black coloured pour with a beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, chocolate, caramel, medium sweet into a roasted finish.
rlgk (11693) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG 2014 in London, Sunday Tasting at Craft Clerkenwell. Roasted chocolate and caramel aroma, cream, licorice, figs, some vanilla. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, vanilla, licorice and cream notes.. Sweet but drinkable porter.
bhensonb (11675) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Total Wine in Huntington Beach, CA. Pours dark brown with a beige tan head. Light chocolate aroma over dark roasty malt. Med body or nearly. Flavor is chocolate and dark malt. Finishes rather bitter.