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Tempest Red Eye Flight

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Brewed by Tempest Brew Co
Style: Porter
Tweedbank, Scotland

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mocha Porter brewed with cocoa and demerara, aged on Italian roast espresso beans.
Bitterness: 60IBU
Hops: Simcoe


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2149) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
New branded 33 bottle at home - 7.4%. Lovely deep brown/black colour with an off white tanny head. Aroma is clean and grassy, with light coffee and milky and bitter choc. Medium body, light carbonation. Liquorice, treacle, grass, dark choc... but it thin and lifeless with no punch. OK.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1317) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh, 7.2%. Pours almost black, beautiful brown velvety head. Nose is roasted coffee beans, espresso, and thats pretty much it, light sweetness in the background. Nice (if you like coffee). Taste is a bit thinner than aroma promises but strong espresso present, roasted malts, bitter chocolate. Light sweetness notto make it too dry - still not sweet. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5595) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted coffee, chocolate, strong coffee taste and chocolate malt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maarten1993 (436) - - JUN 8, 2014
Drank with Thijs 8-6-2014. Very strong coffee taste. A bit thin beer. Medium carbonation. Slightly watery aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leaparsons (8649) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown with a beige head. Aromas are molasses and caramel with coffee and coal. Blackberry with woody, spicy notes and background toffee. Burnt toast with woody spices. Flavours are sweet toffee and chocolate with smooth coffee. Mixed dark berries with raisins and warming booze. Good strong porter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1775) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Keg in the Bacchus, Newcastle. Pours black with a tan head. Bitter chocolate and coffee flavour. Beautiful lingering mocha finish.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MannyGoldberg (164) - The big bad LDN, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle at home on 13th March 2014. Pours a deep black colour with red hues on the periphery. Huge deep roasted coffee aroma and flavour. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13156) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
Black. Thin head. Big coffee aroma, not much else. Smooth character, sweet chocolatey malts and a lot of coffee character.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14607) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, drunk at home. Dark brown almost black beer with a lasting tan head. Fuck loads of coffee on the aroma. Bad beer to have at 22.47 of an evening when you need to get some sleep as the caffeine in this smells pretty extreme. I love good coffee beers. And this is one of them. Sugar yes. Coffee yes. Wow. That’s a big slap of sugary espresso right in your face. Doesn’t make me any less drunk, just makes me wide eyed and goggled eyed. Well I may get some sleep in about 48 hours time after this, but I wouldn’t bet on it. Hilarious but hugely fun and only £4.50 a bottle.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
themightyjag (221) - - FEB 18, 2014
500ml bottle from The Beerhive. Big bubbly tan head, some good lacing. Dark black body. Rich chocolate nose, some citrus coming through. Big mocha flavour, a bit orange, berries on the finish. The mouthfeel is rich and creamy. Very light carbonation. No hint of the abv in drinking it. This beer is an absolute gem. ---Rated via Beer Buddy


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