Eight Degrees Knockmealdown Porter

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Brewed by Eight Degrees Brewing
Style: Porter
Mitchelstown, Ireland

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Like tackling the Knockmeal Downs Mountains in a blizzard, this beer is not for wimps. This robust malt-driven ale balances dark malts with some old world bitter hops. It won’t weigh you down like a stout and offers a rich chocolate aroma with a burst of espresso. Perfect for a cooler evening: year round in Ireland.

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2.9
borisz (418) - NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2017
Ruby/black, creamy beige head. Coffeeish nose. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Earthy and somewhat lactic with some hard roasted coffee. Fairly low bitterness.

3.4
Padchenko (320) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 22, 2017
Tasty porter with coffee prominent and some chocolate. Enjoyable. Malty and full of flavour

2.9
rikstar (2602) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2016
0,33l fles bij drinks and gifts vandaan. Donker bruin met een crème kraag. Geur en smaak noten en as veel CO2 best droog maar mat. Niet mijn smaak

3.6
Ysok02 (1518) - Mons, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2016
Robe brune, mousse peu persitante. Nez assez fruité sur un fond torréfié et vanillé. Bouche souple, fruitée, fraîche, digeste, moyennement longue mais équilibrée. Un porter de soif.

2.2
Lunkie (1926) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - SEP 17, 2015
Smokey stale aroma. Dark brown colour poor head and lacing. Stale malt flavour. Flat palate.

3.4
Tim Webb (442) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2015
Bottle from the café at Bantry House in Bantry - one of Ireland’s cutest country houses and worth viewing by anyone with a soul. Too sweet and caramelled but otherwise a big-tasting porter for its restrained strength.

3.3
Countbeer (6592) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle: Van Moll Shaker: Ruby black beer. Small creamy head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate, manure... Flavour is thinnish: roast, chocolate, bitters, some coffee, some toffee... Aftertaste is bitter, roast, coffee and chocolate. Low carbo, watery mouthfeel, medium bodied.

3.5
Franksv6 (912) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2015
Unclear dark beer with a small beige head that goes away quickly. Tastes dark malts, espresso, chocolate, a little bitter hops and sweet fruit. Slightly bitter aftertaste.

3.9
jamaty (2118) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 8, 2015
Negra opaca, con su dedito y medio de espuma ocre poco consistente. Aroma a café y fruta del bosque. Excelente en boca, primero malteada y frutal para ir evolucinando hacia un final seco y mas amargo, café. Super equilibrada y y bebible. Notable.

3.4
ManVsBeer (10253) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle from Dunnes Department Store, Dublin. Black with next to no head. Has a light coffee roasted-malt aroma and taste in a very easy drinking texture that has a small smoothness to it.


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