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Brewed by Whitewater
Style: Porter
Newry, Northern Ireland

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask & Bottle; Regular.

A rich ruby porter style beer with lashings of hoppiness and plenty of fruit & toffee on the palate. This ale has moreish appeal and was voted in the ’Top 50 Beers in the World’ at the International Beer Challenge 2007.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3292) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Bardzo dobre piwo z północy Irlandii. Kolor jak na porter jasne, nie było czarne po prostu ciemnobrazowe. Piana kremowa gruba i utrzymujaca sie sporo czasu. Smak cudny, tresciwy mocmy akcent aromatycznego chmielu co zadkie w porterze. Pozostale aromaty to karmelowe i lekko czekoladow-piernikowe. Swietna mieszanka smaku.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (541) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 6, 2013
Dark copper pour with very little head. Caramel and citrus aroma, some chocolate. Flavour was chocolate, caramel, dried fruit and a good lingering grapefruity bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9720) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle at the parents, sourced from Tesco by the Old Man - cheers, 26/01/13. Pours a ruby red copper colour with a thin off white head that clears to the edge and leaves a swirl of film. Not exactly Porter-esque in appearance! Nose is light roast malt, dark fruits, plums, dates, hint of spice, light chocolate. Taste follows nose, roast malt, some milky chocolate, Oreo biscuits, tangy dark fruits in the background, molasses, tobacco. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, fairly smooth on the palate, dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Down2die (108) - IRELAND - NOV 28, 2012
BOTTLE FROM ASDA. Roasty and chocolatey obvious real chocolate used and maybe candy sugar, have saved the yeast for later. overall a litttle heavy and not session able like most say. but different with spices and adjuncts the whitewater brewery is and has a made a name for itself because of it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerItsNice (95) - IRELAND - NOV 4, 2012
Dark brown in colour with an off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and chocolate, a flavour to match with a nice malt finish. --- BeerItsNice

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4347) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2012
Porter with character of a spirit, it certainly has a nose that would rival a drink with a strong alcohol content, close to that of whiskey in aroma.. It doesn’t have an appealing character, but definitely an interesting one as this style is rare. Ruby colour but flat looking.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2712) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: Dark red, medium off white head. Aroma: Chocolate, caramel, tea, a little malt and tobacco. Flavour: Caramel with a good dose of tea, roasty, grass, nutty and a decent malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
flying_pig (984) - SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle (500ml):
Malts and caramel along with some medium strength bitterness and a light fruit aroma in the background. The beer is quite earthy with a nutty smell but overall it was nice, if a little weak.
Chestnut brown in appearance with a thumb sized, foamy head that is off-white coloured and stays well.
Rich bitter malts and a hint of caramel along with some fruits and earthy malts along with a good nutty base. There was hints of grapefruit and citrus in there as well.
Smooth and with mild carbonation along with a light bitter and earthy feel to it. Quite subdued overall but it does have a nice mouthfeel.

A basic red ale though, and although one I would drink again it’s not likely to be one of my regular beer and is by no means a classic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5656) - ITALY - AUG 6, 2012
ambrato molto carico buona schiuma buona persitenza naso fruttato maltato caramello leggero etilico corpo medio non molto luppolata

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sizzler80 (464) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 28, 2012
Brown pour with a frothy beige head and lace. Malt, hops, chocolate, raisin. Meaty and slightly bitter with modest carbonation. Sweet from the chocolate and raisin with prominent malt characters. Good beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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