Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Baltic Porter
Bermondsey, England


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39785) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2010

Bottle 50cl. @ ChrisOs Pre-GBBF Shindig 2010.

[ Raise The Roof Tasting ]. Light unclear medium brown color with a small average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, roasted dusty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, roasted malt, coffee bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100731]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2010
50 cL bottle. Pours black to dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight toffee caramelish. Sweet, roasted and malty flavoured. Bitter, dark malty, toffee and roasted finish. Solid and lasting hoppy dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30962) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2011
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a small off-white head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt and some caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt and caramel, leading to a dry roasted finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an almost clear dark brown with an orange hue and a creamy beige head. Hard roast nose with some raisins. Medium body, burned malts and dark fruits, some vanilla too. Quite some malt astringency. 171210

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23987) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2010
Bottle in a hotel room in London. Hazy red brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dried fruits and liquorice. Sweet and roated flavour of liquorice, dark chocolate and hops. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23130) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2011
Bottled@Chriso "rock the roof down" pre-gbbf shinding. Deep brown colour, close to black, with a long lasting creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, some ashy notes as well as mild dark fruits and chocolate as well. Flaour is strong roasted notes, some mild chocolate, ashes as well as some hoppyness in the finish as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle. Pours a dark brown ruby color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with hints of caramel. Has a warming roasted malty chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (18998) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2010
31st July 2010. ChrisO’s ’Raise The Roof’ tasting.
Spider crawl notes at the end of a long days rating! Dark brown beer with a little tan head. A light touch of dark malt and then a little sweeter malt coming through. Coffee aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15649) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Bottle at ChrisO "I’m Trying to see the Stool" pre GBBF2010 tasting. Very very dark brown. Lasting beige head. Lovely roast, I mean really roasted. I love it. Really good hard roast. Touch of sour on finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14705) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2011
Bottle with Nick at his place in London (closet-cellared for about eight or nine months). Pours dark brown with a medium, off-white head. Roasted cocoa and malts on the nose, some chalky chocolate. Very sweet flavor, cocoa and chocolate malts, some dry roast and mild chocolate syrup. Medium in body with fine carbonation. Warmish finish with more roasted malts, cocoa, some dark and lightly burnt brown sugar, burnt malts. Great beer.

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