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Brewed by Yeastie Boys
Style: Porter
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A juxtaposition of styles: fresh and hoppy, yet dark and rich. Mindbendingly delicious. NZ & rest of the world brewed at Invercargill Brewery. UK & Europe brewed at Brewdog, Aberdeenshire.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (4533) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2016
(Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 6% Dark brown colour on the body, almsot two full fingers of thick, beige head on top. Good retention. On the aroma skunky hops, light citrus, faint chocolate. Taste of old grass, stale hops, light liquorice, citrusy finish. Medium body, soft carbonation. Okay porter, easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (6208) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2016
33cl Bottle at DeRat. Black colour, beige head. Aroma of liquorice, coffee, light smoke, fruity. Flavour is medium sweet, roasted malts, dark fruits, hint of leather, hoppy bitter finish. Medium bodied at best. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (2125) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle from the Blue Moon, Cambridge. Very dark brown with a hint of light coming through. Cappuccino, hot fudge, caramel and a suggestion of smoke. Sweet at first with a tantalisingly dry finish. Beef gravy, espresso and liquorice in the bitter aftertaste. Intense and unbelievably well done.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngunity (119) - - JAN 21, 2016
From bottle. Poured with big long lasting head; tastes of hops up front then a nice porter roastiness. A very interesting and drinkable beer. Maybe just a shade too roasty

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fkoolen (865) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2016
Bottle at home. Very dark brown, brown creamy head with nice stability. Hoppy and roasted malty nose and taste, some blackcurrant/berry fruitiness, earthy, bitter finish. As it warms, it gets more rounded, some vanilla, bitterness in the finish diminishes, mouthfeel gets even more soft. Silky mouthfeel, light-medium body, low-medium carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (1559) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2016
Brewed at Brewdog, 33cl bottle at home from Biernavigatie.nl. Body is pitch black, head is very big, beige, creamy rocky, fully lasting, good lacing. Nose is cocoa, flavor is chocolate, mild coffee, truffle, toast. Medium sweet, medium to heavy roasty bitter. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bittersweet. Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Tasty dessert beer, great one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (12053) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle, brewed @ Brewdog. Almost black. Roast and bacon in the aroma. Malty sweet, roasty flavor with licorice. Fruit sweeties. Medium to full bodied. Quite pleasant.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jerohen (2156) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Bottled at cafe De Rat. Opaque black appearance, small head. Complex nose, roasted malts, licorice, vanilla, lactic acid. Sweet roasted malty flavor, lactic acid more pronounced, licorice and vanilla, bittersweet in finish. Velvety mouthfeel. Fantastic brew, I liked it so much i had a few in a row.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (5760) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2015
Thnx to Anna and Adam. Pours black, not much head. Smell is full, weird, some dark malts, earhty, in an un-common way, leaves. Taste is mild, faded bitter, thin, green leaves, aromatic, some spices. OK carbo.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (12592) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Opaque dark brown color, average sized beige to light brown head. Smell and taste malts, a bit weird, some sort of weird vanilla flavor or something. Donít know what it is but I donít like it. Lactose? Canít put my finger on it, but itís weird. Silky mouthfeel.


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