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Brewed by Burton Bridge Brewery
Style: Porter
Burton-on-Trent, England

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available Bottle Conditioned.
Also sold as Festive Christmas Porter and Santa’s Christmas Porter.
Ingredients: Hops: Target & Challenge. Malt: Pale, Crystal & Chocolate
Originally brewed as ’something different’ for a small beer festival, Porter has now become a regular beer of the brewery’s portfolio. A dark fruity beer with a distinctive bitter after palate.
Colour: Very dark brown but not black. Nose: Fruity. Taste: Fruity beer with a distinctive bitter after palate

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3.1
deanso (12001) - Doncaster, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2019
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2019 50cl bottle from Pastures Discount Foods. Thick creamy beige head. Clear deep amber pour.

2.7
ManVsBeer (14158) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2019
UPDATED: APR 4, 2019 Cask @ Turl's Green, Bradford. Reddish-brown with a creamy off-white head. Has sweetened dark malts with a big bitter finish.

3
Idiosynkrasie (10129) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2018
500ml bottle [as "Festive Christmas Porter". Thanks to Grumbo for this X-masy edition]. Darkest brown colour with average, thick, firm, frothy to creamy, moderately lasting, minimall ylacing, beige head. Roasty, minimally nutty, almost a bit woody, dark malty aroma, Taste is minimally nutty, toasty dark malty, slightly bitter, fruity hoppy overtones with a touch of plum and cherry; minimally watery, minimally overcarbonated, .

3.1
joe19612 (3615) - Camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2017
Bottle. Pours a black colour with a fluffy white head, roast malt aroma, the taste is medium bitterness and fruity with a dry bitter finish.

4.3
Grzesiek79 (4999) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 12, 2017
Festive Christmas Porter. Special Thank's for Karol for buying in Southampton. Mikolaj na etykiecie zadowolony niemal jak ja, bylem pod wrazeniem aromatycznym. Czekolada Catburry, kakao z mlekiem, sporo przyprawionego piernika swiatecznego, lukrecja, odrobina anyzu i pieprzowo chmielowe rozgrzanie przelyka. Ciemne, bardzo, lekko metniste, srednia piana, lecz opada szybko. Posmak swiateczny pozostaje sporo w gardle. Genialny Porter

3.1
Towey1989 (5007) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2017
Cask at The Blue Mugge, Leek. A deep brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, dried fruits and slight spice. Taste of roasted malts, dried fruits, some red berries and subtle spice. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, dried fruit and roasted bitterness in the finish. A standard, traditional porter. Roasty and fruity.

3.5
gripweed57 (3859) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2017
From old tasting notes. Clear reddish brown color with a brief tan head. Sweet roasted malt aroma redolent of dark molasses. Light sweet roasted malt flavor has a touch of hop bitterness. Salty notes in middle. Bitter hop finish is dry and spicy. Rather light bodied for a porter. Well balanced and interesting.

3.3
HenrikSoegaard (15958) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2017
Cask. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Dark red amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice roasted flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
BeerViking (6188) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Cask at the Plough & Harrow JDW, black with a lasting fine crema, nose is dark dried fruit, lightly roasty malt, hint of cocoa, faint red fruit tartness, body is creamy-dry with more lightly tangy fruit and a dry burnt cocoa and coffee bitterness. Very nice - it’s in great condition.

3.2
john44 (3954) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown-red in colour. Very malty; roasty/burnt malts, caramel, chocolate, coffee notes. Fruity; dark fruits, berries. Earthy. Sweet malty with a sour fruity edge. Pronounced dry bitter aftertaste. (2008)


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