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Style: Porter
Esquelbecq, France

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9268) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2012
75cl bottle, gusher. Brune foncée, col épais moka. Arôme malté, grillé avec une pointe de chocolat amer, léger houblon herbacé. Palais est agréable, mais tient ce profile levure un peu aigre qui fait que tout le bon côté d’une bière proche du style porter s’en retrouve diminué par un palais lactique/aigre. Carbonnation est pétillante avec une levure trop active. Ressent un profile fruits noirs en retrait laissant ce fini aigre. En se réchauffant, le chocolat se fait plus présent et redonne donc un peu de caractère. Dommage car il y a un bon potentiel.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2011
bottle from Calais Vins. Deep brown, amost black colour, large beige head. Aroma of wild yeast, slightly sour, fruit. Full-bodied, the wild character is in the far background. Caramel, dark chocolate, espresso coffee plus some shy sour fruitiness. Good.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erasmus_ro (2505) - Alabama, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle BBE 02/11. The beer tries to get out as soon as you crack it open. Pours an auburn-tinged, very dark brown, almost black with a large and thick, latteish head. Aroma begins sour with berries, red currant, rowan berries, slight vinegar, some tones of sweet maltiness. Later evens out into sweet maltiness with some roastedness and herbal hops in there. Taste is roasted malts, coffee, notes of sour berries. Aftertaste is malty, slighty herbal and woody, some cardboard can be detected at times. Palate is somewhat carbonated, medium and a little thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle. Big light brown head on black liquid. Dark aroma like someone is burning cocoa under my window. Thin, bitter, sour, weird for any style. Starts out ok with dark plumb and roast malt but then big sour fruit, cigars and sour mash.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9304) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2011
Draught at Bruxelensis Festival 2006. Ok, a long backlog. Dark brown with red and a low head. A fantastic, spicy, stout-like drink. Very tasty, not too bitter, not too sweet, one of the top two today.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2011
Big bottle bought @Kihoskh, København. A gusher. Big airy everlasting beige head. Body is near black with a reddish edge. Light chocolatey malt aroma. Faint belgo-yeast and whiff of sour milk. Body is less than medium full and lively carbonated. Yeasty and light biscuit malty with a sour tone. Brief bitterness. Lively finish. Strange brew.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2011
weakly acidic, flavorful but watery palate detracts. smells a bit like acetic vinegar plus stone fruit. ok, but only once. from the top paris bottle shop.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2011
Bottle 33 cl, Alko, Kuopio. Pours pitch black wuth a huge brown head leaving lace. Aroma is very sweet, acidy, vinous, yeasty, fidges, raisins and coffee. Flavor is acidy, roasted, a but sweet, vinous, malty and a bit bitter. Finishes dry and tart.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiong (6438) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2011
Bottle from Alko. Originally rated on 24.7.2010. Decent, slightly unbalanced porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BarossaLuke (552) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 12, 2011
An interesting beer this. Certainly in the flanders brown style but without a really obvious lactic character. There is some light roasty notes and fuity esters there making this a moderately complex beer.


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