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Tempest Elemental Porter

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Formerly brewed at Tempest Brew Co
Style: Porter
Tweedbank, Scotland

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (181) - - JUN 22, 2015
pint, the southern, edinburgh. pous black with a thin tan head subsiding quickly. scent is medium toffee and malt character. Taste is matching with a little complexity. Finish is clean and oily. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is light roasted malts, chocolate, taste is dry roasted, sweet, chocolate, little fizzy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (3090) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
"Elemental Dark" Porter bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A black beer that pours with a thin tan head. It has a rich dark chocolate flavour, nutty and liquorice notes with milk chocolate, currants and oak on the finish. Excellent!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scottishchris (409) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle from the hive. Dark dark brown, tan head lingers. Big toasted malt nose. Fruity with light coffee and dark choc notes. Longish finish. Good porter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
soulcougher (5) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2014 does not count
Had this on cask upon my first visit to The Bow Bar in Edinburgh. A nice but not too strong porter with hints of toffee and coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (753) - SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Cask at the Bow Bar. Rich supple and fine structure of silky black kicks off this deliciously fine porter. Much depth and complexity abounds.Very fine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2039) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle from Provenance Wines. Dark brown body with ruby highlights and a thick beige head. Aroma of of leather, sweat, nuts and a hint of stewed fig. Flavour of filter coffee, earth and wood. Medium body with a smooth, creamy texture. Soft fizz. A light, sweet Porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1690) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
On cask at York Tap. Got the look of a stout with a tan head. Quite complex but a little too bit at the end. Enjoyable,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (17889) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
18th March 2013
Craft - Clerkenwell. Opaque dark brown beer, little pale tan head. Smooth palate with mild fine carbonation. Smooth and mellow dark malt. Mild minerals. A nice touch of generic fruit adds complexity and rounds things off nicely. Smooth finish. Decent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (3553) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2013
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - very dark brown near black, tan head, minimal lacing, liquorice coffee chocolate aroma, similar flavours, dry with a strong hop finish


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