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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 wont 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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (1038) - ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
33 cl bottle @ Bull & Castle Dublin. Dark brown with thin beige head. Toasted malt aroma. Sweet flavour of caramel, roasted, some bitterness

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thelynchfella (199) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 7, 2015
Poured balck with tan head. Aroma os of coffee and roast malts. Flavour is dark chocolate, espresso, mollasses. Really good porter

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (637) - GERMANY - DEC 10, 2014
Sehr sffiges, recht cremiges Porter. Schne Kakaoaromen, etwas eindimensional aber macht Spa.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (2436) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle at Porterhouse, Dublin. Pours almost black with a small beige colour head. Aroma of roasted coffee, chocolate with a hint of tartness. Medium bitterness, with a slight sourness, medium body, slightly thin texture, average carbonation. OK but had hoped for something a little more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvhoran (455) - Tasmania, - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear and black with a small, diminishing tan head. Nice roasty aroma with caramel. Flavour is roasted malt, molasses, a little liqourice, average bitterness, lively carbonation, light-medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (10070) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Chestnut brown, beige head. Chocolate, coffee, moderately sweet, medium bodied. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClaudeB04 (398) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle found at Auchan. Nice black colour, rapidly vanishing head. Black chocolate with a distinct sweet note, bitter finish. No revolution but nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gueuze (930) - - JUL 31, 2014
Geruch nach Kaffe & Zartbitterschokolade. Im Geschmack slich, zum Ende angemessen bitter. Nette Hopfennote. Leicht rauchig.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Case (300) - GERMANY - APR 24, 2014
Pours black with small light-brown head. Aroma of smoked bacon and roasted malts. Taste is coffee, smoke, soap. Thin watery body. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (369) - Killarney, IRELAND - APR 14, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2014 Bottle at home - poured black with tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and malt. Full mouthfeel with notes of coffee and chocolate. Excellent porter - greatly enjoyed


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