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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Porter
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (4531) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2014
Flaske 500ml fra Systembolaget, Kiruna. Drukket i Skibotn 25 Des 14. Svart med et middels høyt mokkafarget skum som varer en god stund. Tynn lacing. God aroma av røyk & sjokolade. Ikke påtrengende. Smaken er mest røyk men også sjokolade & lakris. Tørr ettersmak med hint av karamell.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4411) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2014
How: Bottle, as Smoked Winter Porter.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, liquorice, some smoke, caramel, raisin.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, liquorice, caramel, dried fruit, smoke.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (576) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2014
Deep brown color, beige head. Smoked and roasted malt nose, toffee, coffee. Roasted malt taste, licorice, light smoked, sweet, hint of nuts. Medium body, soft to average carbonation, oily texture.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2270) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from the Thornbride Christmas crate. Black pour with a light tan head. Aromas of smoke, burnt wood, raisin, chocolate and a little coffee. Smooth flavours of crème caramel, coffee, licorice and smoke. Nicely balanced brew. Dry finish. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1711) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2014
Pours black with a medium foamy mocha head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, smoked notes, brown sugar. Taste is coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, smoked notes, slight tart berry notes and brown sugar. Mouthfeel is quite smooth with medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4364) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Almost pitch black beer with a very strong off white head. The aroma is lightly roasted, bitter and cereal like. The flavour is quite bitter with a good degree of roastedness. Overall a nice porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (331) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Deeply dark with a small tan head. Aroma is smoke and hint of fruit. Medium body. Tastes of dark chocolate and coffee with a tang of berries and smoky background. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (2070) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 9, 2014
Thornbridge Smoked Winter Porter : Coffee black body, light brown persistent head, rich crocheted lacing. Aroma; bread, tar, leather, mild floral hops. Taste; dark roasted malts, tar, leather, grassy and mild hops, cocoa, and moves towards a finish with dark juicy herbal chocolate. Feels easy in the mouth, gentle, soft, natural. Overall absolutely a porter, not that much a smoked. [50cl brown bottle, abv5.3%, B@Systembolaget Kiruna, 3€50c, BB14.02.16, T@höme]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5852) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Black with a small, tan head. Smoke and slightly sourish aroma with wet leather. Salty liquorice in the flavour along with peat and leather.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ingevara (827) - SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Tar black. Low head. Malty, smooth warm flavor, not too sweet not too smoky. Some dark chocolate, some bitter coffee. Easy to drink, easy to like.


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