Brewed by Yeastie Boys
Style: Porter
Wellington, New Zealand


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RATINGS: 295   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (7821) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours black, nose is dungy, chocolate roast, taste is dry chocolate, bitter, roasted, light fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (1945) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Pours deep inky black with almost no head. Aroma is roast, coffee with floral undertones. Taste is bittersweet with a nice hoppyness . Medium bodied, smooth, soft carbonation with a crisp finish. This really straddles the line perfectly between hops and malts as both are very noticeable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1852) - Indiana, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle, courtesy Dave, thx! Pours near black, big tan head. Decent retention/lace. Aroma of roast, chocolate, dark fruit. Taste is lightly bitter, roast, dark fruit, coffee. Palate is average carbonation, oily, sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (534) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 30, 2014
pours solid black with a tan head, first impression is burnt roasted malty then strong hoppy citrus flavours come through finishing tangy bitter dry & tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7875) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"tribute to MCA on the day he passed. didn’t know going in if this was a porter, stout, black ipa... first impression was porter. at first whiff the malt was the key player. lots of dark roast. but then the spicy hops took over and the bitterness lingered in the aftertaste. final impression was somewhere in between. nice beer. kinda steep for what you get, though."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bootlegger007 (92) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 1, 2014
Dark brown almost black with a small off white head, aromas of roasted, coffee, chocolate & toffee, had bourbon flavours leaving a mild bitter aftertaste, very good, I would easily get this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (403) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. Deep black with an attractive cappuccino head and heavy lacing. Although muted, typical IPA aromas of grapefruit and pine with a deep roasty overtone. Delicious pine flavours with restrained bitterness that creeps through the beer and avoids any oiliness. A long mid to end palate of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and just a lick of wood smoke. Minimal carbonation. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ngejo (567) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Black, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, light sweetness, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, & bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (515) - HONG KONG - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle from Soho Wine at home. Dark black pour, very thin tan head with some lacing. Not much aroma at all. Taste is roasted, then a bit soapy, with a lot of bitterness. Hard to place - but not in a good way. Sort of thin, sort of bitter, sort of roasty. Not bad but disappointing. Wouldn't get again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TourDeBeer (122) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2014
2013 single batch. pot black in colour, lacing of head around the rim, the rest of it disappeared before I could sit down to look at it. aromas of smoky, toasty, toffee, coffee, chocolate. First taste, 4/10 for carbonation level (10 being apollo 13). light bitters. oily.

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