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Brewed by Yeastie Boys
Style: Porter
Wellington, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


Pdubyah's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pdubyah (634) - Auckland, - OCT 29, 2012
I Think that there is a melange of things going on all of which add up to a sum of less than the parts.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanoi (835) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle. Nose is coffee, charcoal, fruit, vimto. Taste is very fruity (hint of vimto), charcoal, must, light smoke, coffee, green hop note. Decent but too fruity for s porter for me. YMMV.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle from Fenwick, Newcastle. Black-brown with a thin tan head. It has chocolate, vanilla, red fruit and sarsaparilla flavour followed by oak, milk chocolate, coffee and currants on the fruity finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombutlin (220) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 22, 2016
Good, without making my hair stand on end and demand that I have another. Hard to pick what was wrong, but just didn’t sing

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek (1831) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2016
Deep black with a light tan head. Aroma is espresso, charcoal, a bit of marijuana, and some boozy undertones. Taste is rich milk chocolate with some coffee. Slightly silty texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2722) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2016
Bottle at dB’s. Poors black with medium tan head. Hoppy nose. Big sweet deep roasted malts, marijuana hoppy. Medium sweet and bitter. Over medium body, creamy soft feel and big roasty and marijuna finish. Nice hoppy toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamVimes21 (267) - - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle @ Wildcat tap, Birmingham, black with a beige head with a toffee, licorice malty taste and a tinny malty aftertaste , not bad .

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (467) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Pretty hop forward, edging toward black IPA territory. Roasty chocolate body with a fresh hop kick. Bit thin bodied...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evilkniamhel (547) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2016
On keg at the hanging bat. Pours opaque black. Aromas of rose petals, toffee, butterscotch, chocolate fondue. Taste is chocolate, mango, malts, nice balance.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
janubio (705) - SPAIN - AUG 19, 2016
Black colour, medium off white head, great lacing. Aroma of milk chocolate, licorice, coffee. Medium body, creamy palate.Medium carbonation. Taste of licorice, coffee, chocolate. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeatyPete (932) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2016
Dark brown colour with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Taste is creamy chocolate and a bit metallic.


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