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Thornbridge Murmansk

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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Baltic Porter
Bakewell, England

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Porter was brewed to take part in the Great Baltic Adventure in which 7 different breweries were asked to brew a strong stout/porter which would travel by yacht to Saint Petersburg in Russia and be tasted and judged alongside some fresh bottles of the same beers.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2364) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Cask the grove inn Huddersfield. Black good bubbly tan head. Aroma is choc roast malts taste same nice sweetness with good smokey coffee long bitter finish quite dry. Nice full mouthfeel. Great stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6743) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2015
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours black, nose is roasted chocolate, liquorice, taste is similar, dry, sweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scottishchris (451) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2015
Cask at the bat. Dark brown, tan creamy head. Roasty coffee and chocolate. Smooth, light body. Sweet toffee and chocolate. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6572) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2015
Cask at the hanging bat. Pours dark brown, merest tan head. Strong coffee and dark chocolate aromas, almost meaty. Taste is burnt sugar, chocolate, roasted bitter. Surprisingly light body and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1815) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2015
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours very dark brown with velvety brown head. Nose is coffee, cacao, roasted malts, toffee, light berries. Taste is dark malts, dark fruits, dry chocolate, some hops. Quite watery and muted for the abv.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12860) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Cask at CBC Covent Gileborn, 14/04/15. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent light tan head. Nose is rich malt, biscuit, cocoa nibs, dark berry fruit, charr. Taste comprises muscavado sugar, toffee fudge, chocolate cake, roast malt, dark fruit shreds. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close. Solid cask porter.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
niquillis (1835) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
On cask at Hop Inn, Newcastle Under Lyme. Pours black brown with a tan head. It’s potent ever so well balanced. It would creep up on you as it feels like session porter due to how drinkable it is. A cracker.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (740) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
smells like toast, looks like a flat cola and tastes like chocolate covered toast! its nicer than ive made it sound but its quite watery.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1678) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Cask at Steel City Beer Festival 2014 at Kelham Island - Rich deep brown body, off white - grey to beige - thick head. Nose is lots of chocolate, toast, roasted coffee beans. Taste is helped by a nice oily mouthfeel, very black coffee bitter, can feel the booze warmth as well. Medium finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ManVsBeer (5965) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Very dark brown with a creamy off-white head. Smooth textured with lovely milky-smooth roasted malts in both its aroma and taste accounting for this.


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