Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Porter
London, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Bottle conditioned and unpasteurised keg; Regular.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dashimus (225) - London, Greater London, - FEB 9, 2013
Pours black with a thick, shortly lived tan head. Aroma is unique, nutty, soy sauce, poly-glue, spice and hint of chocolate. Flavour is chocolate, vinegar, deep roasted malts, soy sauce. Palate is slightly oily and moderate to full bodied. Overall enjoyable but perhaps needs a tweak on the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (972) - CROATIA - JAN 22, 2015
On tap at Common Bar, Manchester. Pours dark brown with tan head. Sweetish, roasted malts, dark chocolate. Bitter. Slightly acidic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1613) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
Draught keg at the Lyric, Soho @ 6% ABV. Medium tan head. Black body. Grapefruit, citrus, black malt, roasty, Citra hop, lemon. Bitter and tangy with some sourness. Nutty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerGago (12) - SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2015
+dry +nice balance +very nice hoppy tones -Too bitter aftertaste (confused by the style?) -not very warming for a cold winterday ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olliejobbins (1070) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
500ml bottle. 6%. pours a very dark brown, almost black with caramel colour head that leaves a fair ring of lacing. aroma is weak coffee, roasted malts, dried cocoa and maybe some prunes. beautiful taste and mouth feel. some cocoa, just the right amount of bitter coffee. I get a little tangy grapefruit too. Yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheFoamhead (124) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
When you taste a Porter, then a sour note will directly pop up on your tongue as you won’t expect to find it here. For the rest, it’s the Porter you are looking for: dry and sticky, oily texture, heavy body, coffee and roast flavours and a firmly dry finish. This porter has all the components you need to have for this style. And more… a sour note that I wouldn’t expect to find here. The brew is sturdy but not refined.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ozckr (289) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 5, 2015
toast, roasty, grass, black, hazy, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, lively,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (869) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle @ home. Dark brown-ruby, almost opaque color, thick creamy brown head, lace. Hayish hoppyness over some toasted maltyness in the flavor. Medium-bodied. Cold coffee, fruity hoppyness mixed with roasted malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elbernays (653) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle shared with ciaranc. Pours black with wispy tan head. Wood, Ash, manure, dark fruit. Creamy milky flavour with dry wood finish. A little citrus fighting to come through. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (1015) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from The Vineyard. Deep brown, little head. Rich dark chocolate nose. Flavour is dark, deep coffee. Big body, lovely fresh hop note. Long complex finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ccato (6) - - DEC 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Bierkoenig. Had an excellent pour from the tap at Beer Temple in Amsterdam, the bottle version was a bit disappointing.

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