Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Porter
Bakewell, England


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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle, 500 ml from Pivoljub, Ljubljana. Pours black with beige head. Smoked, roasted malts, chocolate, bitterish. Good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjoeng (326) - - JUN 2, 2015
5.3% ABV. Smoked Porter. Presented with neat malty nose full of honeyed dates. Full of sugary promise. Rich swarthy porty stain, coming in at around 40ºSRM. The first thing I have to say about the palate is the crisp DRY FINISH. The carbonation is light with floral and spicy flavor notes as the aroma blooms after the first sip with lilies and sandalwood. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (452) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 25, 2015
Dark black with red shades. Long-lasting tan head. High aromas of smoke, coffee, chocolate and Maggi dressing. Silky, mouth-covering, with a bitter finish. Classic and nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (1895) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 19, 2015
Pours a deep brown color, topped with a medium sized beige colored head. Initially mild smokey aroma, bacon quality, that develops more chocolate and caramel notes later on. Also some mild roasted coffee presence. Bod is silky and creamy, mild caramel sweetness matched by very gentle roastiness. Not a big fan of smoked beers, but this one is simply great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nordcore (1198) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2015
Bottled as Smoked Winter porter, 50cl. Black with a short-lived lightbrown head. Aroma of hops, malt, toasted bread. Light sweet, medium bitter with a light smoked and hoppy end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (258) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Deep brown almost black with frothy tan head. Rich, malty, peaty... milk chocolate and roasted flavours... light and very drinkable. Really quality porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (1001) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2015
500 ml bottle
Dark brown, almost black beer with beige big dense head leaving lacing. Aroma has coffee, smoked wood, toffee, licorice and earth. Flavor is herbal, licoricy and smokey. Palate is quite thin and foamy. Finish has quite strong bitterness. Aftertaste is coffeey acidic with herbal hops and smoked wood. Has elements of British porter but also very German with the smokiness and herbalness. A bit too thin and mild in aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (2237) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2015
Smoked winter porter.... Mørk mørk brun med fingerhøyt lys brunt skum. Mørke frukter, noe røkt og sviskelukt. Søtlig tørket frukt og lett bitter brent karamell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (1287) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAY 1, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl à la brasserie, couleur marron rubis, peu de mousse et effervescence inexistante. Bouche caramélisée et fumée ( à regoûter)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1333) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 25, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Couleur noire. Nez neutre. Palais fumé, café, légère effervescence.

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