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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Porter
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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PUBLIC SERVICE WARNING! Members of the public, please take extra vigilance in your pubs this week. On the loose is Thorny Goat, the intercontinental offsrpring of Australia’s Mountain Goat Brewery and Thornbridge! At 6% this beast of a M...ocha Porter packs a huge coffee and fruit kick so watch out. If your paths happen to cross; Remain Calm, Talk politely to the nearby bartender and Incapacite it slowly by savouring its tremendous flavours. Good Luck


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (640) - NORWAY - SEP 26, 2013
Flaske kjøpt på Vinmonopolet. Svart farge, stor beige skumtopp som varer, medium karbonert1. Smaker av mørkbrent malt, kaffe, kakao, vanilje, jord, kjeller. Utrolig god. En svært fornøyelig porter som faktisk ikke er altfor kraftig

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1216) - Røros, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2013
Black with a solid white head - roasted malt aroma - A very good malt body with roasted malt and some bittterness - A Nice roasted malt finsih with some bitterness that lasts - this was very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Bottle. Virtually a black pour with a decent tan head. Aroma was roasted malts, coffee and chocolate. Flavour was on similar lines with some notes of fruit and hop lurking. Earthy with some bitterness towards the finish. Solid and very downable offering.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerSkull (1264) - SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2013 (Bottle). Aromas of smoky and roasted malt with hints of mocha and chocolate. In the taste emerges significantly the taste of mocha / coffee. It has a nice spicy, peppery and dry tone. In the taste is also aromas of vanilla and chocolate. The aftertaste is mild with a slightly bitter and slightly crisp flavor of coffee. The body is a bit thin but very rich in flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (3985) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black body with a big creamy light beige head. Very nice looking! Aroma is filter coffee, cocoa, dark malts, licorice, caramel, hints of grains, ashes and sawdust. Taste is filter coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, vanilla fudge and hints of dry sawdust in the finish. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Pleasant porter from Thornbridge.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (1761) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 9, 2013
Draught at bar. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, liquorice, coffee, vanilla, a vit of smoke and wood. Bitter finish coffee and wood. Very nice porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5606) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2013
Draught @ Black Door
Aroma has hay, licorice, some English hops, brown sugar and syrupy notes. Flavour has mocha, chocolate, slightly salty licorice and distant herbal notes. Smooth and good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5800) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, light peppers, vegatabless. Flavor is malts, caffee, dark chocolate, dark fruits, vegatables. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle @ barbecue tasting. Black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and roasted moderate bitter finish. Soft. 030813

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle @ Beder Grillsmagning. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are vegetables, coffee, roast malt, chocolate and hops. Nice and smooth.


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