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Brewed by Tryst
Style: Porter
Larbert, Central, Scotland

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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ianwelby's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (338) - - MAY 25, 2013
Toasty malt aroma. Taste is of malt and a hint of chocolate. There’s a fruit edge to it as well. Not a lot of body but it’s quite good.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (9878) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2014
Gravity cask at the London Drinker BF 2014. Pours clear, rich brown with a frothy, beige head. The aroma holds lightly burnt malts and leathery dark fruits. Light sweet flavor with earthy bitterness, burn wood, toasted grass, more leathery fruits and dark bread. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; alright condition. Decent balance to finish with more well toated and almost burnt malts, dry and leathery fruits, berries, some chalky cocoa and moderate earthy bitterness. OK overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (11866) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
Dark brown, light caramel and a dash if roast. Light body w a fair bit of acidity and plummy, blackcurrant fruitiness. Not the first porter called Sherpa I’ve had.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (2208) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Dark brown pour, thin tan head. Chocolate and coffee through and through. Lovely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuartyboy (442) - SCOTLAND - DEC 13, 2013
On cask at Stockbridge tap a deep Brown ale with. rotated malt and coffee aroma flavour is rich coffee and chocolate a bit Sharp on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (1872) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle from Cranachan & Crowdie, Edinburgh. This brown-black beer pours with a huge white foamy head. It has rich dark chocolate followed by sour red fruit flavours, coffee notes and a fruity and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
downender (5924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle from Valhalla’s Goat, Glasgow. Near black with a big, rocky off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts and a slight lactose tang. Flavour had more plain chocolate, a hint of fruity sweetness and a touch of ash in the finish. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeissGary (279) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle at Valhalla’s Goat (previously Quel Vin), Glasgow, Scotland. Quite a nice little porter; very clean choco aroma, lovely mily tast which is quite soft and light to the tongue with a little spice to it, very sweet finish, tapers off with a hint of dry cocoa on the back of the tongue. Another lovely beer from this fantastic brewery!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
niquillis (783) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
On cask at Congress, Longton. Pours black brown with tan head. Plenty going on, liquorice, roasts, fruit. Very complex for it’s ABV. A cracker.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MalcolmTucker (676) - SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2013
Cask at Cloisters. Chocolate and coffee aroma. Flavour is mostly chocolate that leads into a bitter coffee finish. A straightforward and very drinkable porter.


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