Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Porter
London, England


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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Bottle conditioned and unpasteurised keg; Regular.
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Torrefacto's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Torrefacto (653) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1135) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
330 ml bottle Black with hints of ruby. Light tan head. Nose is roast, coffee, pine,citrus, ash and chalk. Taste is heavy chalk, ash, and subtle pine and citrus. Good bitterness but a lot of chalk. Fresh but chalky. Not sure what it wants to be

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (6723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
[6558-20140723] Bottle. Very mild coffee grains aroma. Dark black brown body with a long-lasting creamy light tan head. Coffee roasted grains flavour. Medium-full body. Tasty, quite fragrant and flavourful. (7+/3/8/3/16) 3.7
(w/ DuctTape, jercraigs, JoeMcPhee)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (998) - USA - DEC 17, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Hoppy, dark, heavy porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Camden on 9 Apr 2012. Poured near black, with a dense beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, citrus, oak and molasses. Full mouthfeel. Coffee in the flavour, with dark malt and dark chocolate. Finish was earth, burnt malt and some grassy hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gad905 (166) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Keg at BD ShepBush, Simcoe Columbus, 5.9%. Pours clear dark brown, pale tan head that recedes but doesn’t die. Nose of dry ashy roast, resinous hops, some citrus. Tastes light sweet dark caramel, lots of dark coffee, heavy roast, some cacao, big bitterness, lots of resin and floral hop character. Medium body, oily, moderate carb, loooooong resinous hop bitterness with some astringent burnt roast character thrown in. I have no idea whether this is true to the porters sent to India but it tastes like the name suggests it ought to.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kauge (357) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 30, 2014
Transferring some earlier reviews from my blog to RB. Aprill 2014, Bottledog (hind ca £ 3), 33 cl. Oodata on humalarikast porterit, mida Bottledogi müüja eraldi soovitas. Valades tume-tumepruun, üpris hästi püsiva helebeežika vahuga. Lõhn männine, tsitruseline, samas ka väga õrnalt šokolaadine-kohvine. Kehalt keskmik, tundelt õrn ja sametine (eriti kui natuke niisama seisnud), küllalt vähese karbonisatsiooniga. Sametisusega kokku kõlab hapukas-mõrkjas maitse hästi sümpaatselt. Järelmaik mõrkjas ja linnaseline. Väga hea jook.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
guiroul33 (110) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle 33cl from Malting Pot, tasted @ home with Fabien G. Great beer, a bit smoother and creamier than the stout. Delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (365) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Appearance is very dark mahogany, almost black, hardly any light escaping. Three finger rocky light brown head which gradually settles, leaving plenty of lacing. Aroma- dark chocolate, liquorice hints, quite a lot of dark fruit- plum, raisin and blackcurrant, coffee undertones, a bit of yeast. Taste- lots and lots of coffee and chocolate, a slight roastiness, a bit of hop resin, malty undertones, quite full in the mouth, bitter coffee finish, silky mouthfeel. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sissio (721) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 16, 2014
Clear dark brown, brown head. Roasted malts, coffee beans, milk chocolate, cream and a hint of ashes. Quite bitter from roasted malts, coffee and cocoa bean, charry. A rough balanced beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fkoolen (362) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle @ vanmoll brewpub, Eindhoven. Pitch black, beige head. Black coffee, dark chocolate, leather, light vanilla, with nice citrussy and bitter hops coming through. Dry aftertaste. Medium carbonation, light mouthfeel and body. Begs for more alcohol and body.

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