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Tempest Elemental Porter

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Brewed by Tempest Brew Co
Style: Porter
Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
A porter designed to be smooth and irresistible, Black is back, with a controlled roast character, hint of coffee with chocolate on the side followed by a depth charge of palate cleansing late American hops.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3146) - NORWAY - APR 22, 2016
On tap at OX184, Edinburgh, june 15th 2015. Black body with a dark beige head. Aroma of licorice, black tea, raisins. Taste is lightly toasted with dark chocolate, notes of salt, fruity sting in the finish. Good bitterness, quite a nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
th42 (2) - Oakham, Rutland, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2016 does not count
330ml bottle. Sweet and smoky taste - quite ’moreish’ and you can tell the ingredients are fresh and of good quality. Nice mouthfeel too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (695) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2016
33cl bottle. Dark brown pour with a medium-height fine-grained tan head. Smells of dark cherries, roasted malts, cold coffee and dark chocolate. The taste follows the same notes. Medium to light body and a cherry bitter aftertaste. A classic porter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elbernays (1110) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle shared. Black with wispy tan head. Coffee, chocolate, liquorice nose. Sweet lactose chocolate flavor. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (93) - - MAR 15, 2016
Bit of caramel, roasted, chocolate, coffee, some fruits notes, deep brown with a thin tan head quite persistant, medium body, law carbonation, taste of coffee and chocolate, some smoked, light sweetness with a bitter final, roasty and dry...the perfect tempest in my glass.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (629) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2016

Aroma:
Malts, caramel, chocolate, roasted malts, fruit and hops.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque ruby/brown beer with a slight brown head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts slight/medium sweet with malts, caramel, chocolate and fruit; ends slightly bitter with roasted malts and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6739) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle at Taps Beer Bar, Changkat, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is light creamy roasted malt. The flavour is moderate liqourice bitter with a smooth soft smoky liqourice, light chocolate palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Smooth fresh and with some flavour. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuartyboy (1281) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle at home Deep dark brown colour deep rich roasted aroma flavour is roasted coffee charcoal liquorice some dark chocolate underlying fruity sweetness smooth rich finish
Earlier Rating: 10/13/2015 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle shared with Mr_H a opaque dark brown beer with coffee expresso aroma flavour is roasted malts coffee some dark chocolate slightly bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7410) - ITALY - MAR 3, 2016
bottle bb5/1/17 scura buona schiuma discreta persistenza leggere note tostate leggero nocciola tostata discreta morbidezza un filo fruttato

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (2133) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2016
330ml bottle from Hippo Beers, as Elemental Dark Ale. Black-brown colour, beige foam head leaving lacing and aroma of ash, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Taste is smokey roast malt, dark fruits, milk chocolate, coffee and earthy bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry roast bitter finish. Nicely drinkable.


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