DanielBrown (4099) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Ruprai, Kings Heath. Super solid offering. Subtle smoke rings. Stapled dark malt smoothness, tanginess and full bodiedness. All elements move in tandem.
MayumiH (350) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Bison Brighton. Mild smoky ashy taste. Dark maple syrup, dark fruit and bitter chocolate. Very drinkable.
Sdaniel90 (525) - Mexico City, MEXICO - APR 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 500ml. Opaque black with a creamy brown head. Smoked roasted aroma. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Moderately sweet with low bitterness. Pleasant smoked malt character with a lingering smoked finish.
AdiBeer (2013) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma: smoked flavours, beacon, bread, rye malts. Appearance: dark, hazy brown, medium, creamy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: intense malts coming up, bread, cereals, smoked flavours, soft carbonation, medium body. Overall: excellent smoked Porter, really liking both aroma and palate. Bottle from Kris Wines, Holloway.
nihtila (1622) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown. Nose is roasted malts, light smoke and coffee. Taste is smoky roasted malts, dark fruits, bitterish finish.
Percy0103 (260) - MEXICO - MAR 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 500ml. A pitch black beer with a big foamy brown head. Smoked aroma of roasted malt, toasted coffee, caramel and spices. Faint acidic notes. Taste is bitter with a strong finish. Some carbonation and astringency. Very nice smoked character.
dchad56 (93) - - MAR 24, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Espresso coffee / toffee consistent aroma. Dark brown / black with thin tan head which quickly goes - Appearance then similar to coke with slight carbonation. Initial slight tingle on tongue - steady flavour as aroma. Enjoyed.
Stuu666 (6189) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at the holyrood 9a. Pours black, aroma and taste of roasty chocolate, rich and smoky.
guiroul33 (248) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - MAR 8, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 50cl from Bierhall Dekoninck, @ home. Black color, tan Head. Aroma of caramel is well hidden, taste is rather sweet with some bitterness too, astringent and salty finish. Notes of dark chocolate, caramel. Overall a decent porter.
-- rated with beerbasher/winphone
jaghana (4579) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - FEB 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 50cl traded with Olliejobbins thanks. A dark beer with huge copper head and good retention. Nose is on dark chocolate, biscuits. Aroma is on dark malt, dark chocolate, nice peated touch, medium creamy, high carbonated, nutty. Finish is on wet wood and smoke with dark coffee touch.