The_Bish (1124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very dark amber pour, some smoke very thin in the mouth. Not bad, had lots better porters and you probably have too.
RichTheVillan (1910) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Birmingham Beer Bash; dark brown pour with off white head, coffee aroma, taste has coffee and smokiness, with a hint of sweetness.
NikkTwist (1337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Opaque brown pour with a light brown foamy head. Some lace. Very dark brown fruits. Liquid smoke. Liquorice. Very nice complex Porter.
imdownthepub (9442) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask conditioned at The Cross Keys, Chester. Dark brown with tan head. Rich malts to the fore with a caramel, smokey flavour with some sweetness and berried fruitiness. Good depth. Very decent pint.
crossovert (6088) - Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Such a smooth, easy to drink, yet smoky and robust porter. Thornbrdge with another great beer.
callmemickey (2077) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown body, medium khaki head, spotty lacing. Roast, smoke, a little peat, caramel, and chocolate. A nice smokey/peaty porter. Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, nice lingering finish. Quite enjoyable.
rubbishystuff (1734) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At local option. Lovely dark almost black beer. Nicely hopped. Smooth palate. Smokey a little. Serving: tap
teorn88 (1911) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Keg at Euston Tap. Black, tan head. Aroma is bacon, camp fire, roasted malts. Taste is bacon, roasted hot dogs, chocolate. Smooth and creamy.
swoopjones (5219) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at blue monk. Medium to lighter bodied black pour. Light roasted malt aroma. Chocolate notes, roasted malts, little complexity but a solid porter. Would like a bit more body
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Sheffield Tap. Black coloured beer with a medium dense brown head. Smokey bacon meaty roasted malty noted aroma. Full creamy palate. FInish is again rather smokey bacon like hinted with a roasted creamy touch. Really good.