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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: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Mocha Porter brewed with cocoa and demerara, aged on Italian roast espresso beans.
Bitterness: 60IBU
Hops: Simcoe


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LomYst (641) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2015
some nasty black stuff at first and then some moccha/chocolat... goede bitter zoet balans, maar t rare (kruidige?) aroma verpest t n beetje voor me...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (2464) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle from St Albans beer shop, St Albans, Herts. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, coffee aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, coffee, some chocolate, slight bitterness. This porter is all about the coffee, if it wasn’t so thin it would be world class, still a very good porter from Tempest.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10618) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle @ Benzai’s 10K afterparty. Opaque dark brown to black color, small light brown head. Smell and taste malts, lightly coffee, some roast bitter and lightly liquorice. Only slightly cocoa and espresso. Average to medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (658) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Pours black with a sizeable brownish head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa and raisins. Taste is coffee, cocoa, slightly watery and a hint of overfly sugared coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MayumiH (415) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark fruit and rich chocolate nose. Roast malt, plums and latte. Of course I love trumpets and book marks. Delicious :)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1378) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2015
330ml bottle, pours almost black with a tan head. Aroma is mild, fruity coffee, chocolate malt, orange marmalade hop. Medium bodied, creamy texture some sweetness and light bitterness and good balance. Better and more complex with some time out of the fridge.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackradioboy (113) - SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle from Oddbins. Lovely dark colour. Mmm, this is very good. Intense coffee and chocolate. A beer to slowly sip and enjoy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (2844) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2015
Pours black with low frothy tan head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee, mocha really. Taste is balanced chocolate sweet and light coffee bitter in the finish. Light, smooth body with soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (3125) - South Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2015
From a 50 cl bottle in Edinburgh. 7.4% Imperial porter with cocoa and coffee. A lot of coffee in the nose and faint dark chocolate. Creamy smooth with well hidden alcohol. Good balance in tasting despite the dominance of coffee in the nose.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (2284) - 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.


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