Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Porter
Bakewell, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Pours a deep brown in colour with a tan head. The smokiness of the peated malts is matched by a smooth taste of toffee, caramel and dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (5976) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Under the name Smoked Winter Porter. Smoke on the nose, also some chocolate and semi-dark bread. Similar taste. I like the level of smoke in this beer, it’s not overpowering and just adds an extra dimension.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (595) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 15, 2014
500 ml bottle @ The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Pours a dark brown body with a nice thin beige head on top. Aromas of smoke, chocolate, roasted. Taste is bittersweet, with roasted and smoked notes at first, followed by chocolate, coffee and some dark fruits. Really nice aftertaste. Medium body with low to medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (2049) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle shared @ home from Saveur-biere.com - Color: brown beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell : smoked malt, chocolate notes. Taste: really nice balance of malt and chocolate, easy drinkable. Aftertaste: sweet taste and chocolate notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hanoi (833) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle.Nose is smoke, Bavarian cheese, tan, smoke, light toffee, whiskey. Taste is peat, smoke, light caramel, leather, slight coffee in the finish. Mouthfeel was a little thin. A nice smoked porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1871) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
@1399¿. Fucken hell not fucken bad aaron do u even lift ¿ . Hurt my leg last night @ boost . This was a keg beer drank grate though i was boosted on rochefort. No frosty jacks offered

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (6805) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
500ml Bottle - Dark brown in colour. Smoky and slightly roasted aroma with beech, ash and roasted malt. Roasted, chocolatey and moderately smoky taste with cocoa and liquorice. The smokiness is fairly subtle and is more evident in the aroma than the taste. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9120) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2014
bottle from Darts Farm Topsham. Deep brown with a beige head and a touch of smoke in the nose. Medium-bodied, malty, lots of dark malts and a shy touch of smoked malts. Lingering dark finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9581) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle labelled as Thornbridge Smoked Winter Porter, this was kindly passed on by the Head Brewer (Rob?) when we visited over the Bakewell Folk Festival w/e Aug 2014 consumed at home Sunday 31st August 2014 Pours almost black with a beige head. Fruity, tangy with a decent but not overdone smokiness which whilst always apparent is actually well integrated. I liked this its a good beer. A6 A3 T7 P4 Ov14 3.4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mile (3810) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown - almost black, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate to full malty - lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish aroma, faint caramel and some roasted malt, faint smokiness. Body is medium to full, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, faint caramel, some roasted malt and light coffee, light hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish, some roasted - faint roasted malt, faint licorice with faint - light smokiness, light - some hoppyness. Lightly smoked porter, not too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2729) - NORWAY - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from Vika enjoyed at home
Pours brown, dark in the glass, thick creamy tanned head. Smell of roasted malts, hints of smoke and tar, quite like being on a campfire cooking coffee :) Moderate sweet, smoked malts, also hints of tar; roasted malts as well, some thin thin coffee in the back. ends off with a dry ashtray tad in the mouth. Nice!

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