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Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Porter
London, England

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RATINGS: 274   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Bottle conditioned and unpasteurised keg; Regular.
ABV may vary.


Torrefacto's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Torrefacto (532) - Madrid, - JUN 20, 2013
Intenso color negro con espuma beige. Aromas torrefactos, café y chocolate amargo. En boca es amarga, pero muy equilibrada y con las notas que obteniamos al olerla. Excelente.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rikstar (719) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
0,33l fles bij abc beers vandaan de versie met 6,3% en brawling cross hop. Diep Donker zo goed als zwart met een paar kleine bruine deeltjes met een mooie fijne bruine kraag.Geur is even rijk als geballanceerd extra pure chocolade, koek, speculaas en drop.Smaak is mooi bitter.met espresso en 99%pure chocolade in de afdronk blijft het bitter mooi staan. Wat een topper.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jorge76 (8) - ITALY - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
Handpump at È clay ,alassio , Italy ... Even if the commercial description says that it’s only by bottle I’ve got it from a Handpump .. Anyway .. Very dark with a brown long lasting head .. Chocolate , roasted malts , burnt are predominant but even the hop come out soon ..! Not easy to drink for novice drinkers but a great beer ..

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wvhoran (161) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. "Bramling Cross" hops. Very dark brown to black pour with a large, mostly lasting tan head--looks the goods. The aroma is enticing with a balanced mix of dark malts, burnt characteristics, roasted coffee, dark chocolate, and some earthy hop notes. The flavour continues this trend with a lot of bitter cocoa, coffee and dark malts, some dark caramel sweetness, some green earthy hop notes. The palate is light, dry and bitter. On the roasted and bitter porter spectrum, which isn’t a bad thing, I would love to sit in the pub a drink a few pints of this.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (557) - SPAIN - AUG 18, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color negro. Sabor a malta tostada, cafe, ligeramente amargo.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 7, 2014
0,33L bottle. Pours black with tan head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is intense roast, coffee. Flavor is bitter, roast, coffee. Finish is long roast bitter. Body is rather light. Overall: good brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Thanks to jercraigs and mabel for this one. Deep brown pour with a thick tan head and a bit of soft sweetness. Earthy and a little bit hoppy. A nice bit of leather and some assertive hoppiness. Leafy and a bit of lingering resin. Lovely brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (141) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Really well done, classic porter. Nothing extraordinary, but has all of the right elements: roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, and fruits lurking underneath. Almost black, with a brown head that lingers with good lacing. Medium, creamy body. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7732) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
2014-07-23. Black body with a nice small tan head. 3++ Dry roasty aroma, cocoa whispers. 7++ Flavour is similar, dry roast character with lightly fruity undercurrents, and muted notes of anise. 7++ Smooth average plus bodied palate. 3+ Pretty nice stuff. Bottle from Drinkmonger, Pitlochry

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (241) - FRANCE - JUL 31, 2014
Brune foncée, assez plate. Nez épicée et de café. Forte amertume sèche et résineuse. Saveur épicée et café. Très bonne longueur en bouche. Bière un peu écoeurante quand même.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1031) - ESTONIA - JUL 30, 2014
Shared by martjooolut, thanks! Black beer, brown head. Nose is chocolate, hops, roast, herbal notes. Flavor is roast, bready malt, milk chocolate. Hoppy bitterness in the dry finish. Lingering roast and chocolate. Very nicely balanced.


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