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Brewed by 961 Beer - Gravity Brewing
Style: Porter
Mazraat Yachoua, Lebanon

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 961 Porter is a take on the traditional Engish beer that originates from the pubs of London. The Porter is brewed in the classical manner, using dark roasted malts with a rich addition of Crystal malts, and is hopped with English varieties. This beer, with 5.6% ABV, has complex aromatic notes of caramel, coffee, raisins, chocolate, nut and toast.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, hops, yeast.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
11.2 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a dark cola color. A one-finger head of light mocha shading is formed, fading to a thin film rapidly. Not much lacing is left on the glass. S: There’s a bit of dry chocolate on the nose, backed by very mild hopping, some fruity esters (even a hint of tartness), and some toffee. The aroma is a bit plain, but far from bad. T: The start is quite fruity, before developing a chocolaty middle and vaguely mineral-esque finish. It’s easy drinking nature offsets its simplicity somewhat. M: It’s a bit thin, and perhaps even watery. The empty finish is very disappointing, though it has a positive effect of creating fantastic drinkability. O: Not a bad attempt at a porter - however, it still needs some work. Making it a bit more flavorful would be a great start, but I at least enjoy how drinkable it is.


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josanguapo (1964) - SPAIN - NOV 7, 2017
From estucerveza. In Teku glass. Playing Broken Age. Watery, with a light coffeeness and some lemon acidness that feels a bit out of place without completely ruining it

3.2
ShivanDragon (4643) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2017
sample from bottle @ZZT 2017 at Benzai's, bought at Burg. pours brown with a light khaki head. aroma of chocolate, cacao, dry, malts. Taste of butterscotch, caramel, brown sugar, roasted en toasted malts, slightly acidic, thin, weak sweetness, dark fruits, salmiak, laurel, and a bit dry in the aftertaste.

2.9
77ships (11300) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 22, 2017
Thanks! 330 ml. bottle sampled @ ZZT 2017. I have heard about these guys, interesting to see craft beer coming out of the Middle East besides Israel and a rare example in Palestinia. Dark brown amber. Nose is thin poor weak herbal leaves amber. Subpar weak herbal dry leaves, empty grainy, herbal coffee,.. Thin poor grainy,… Cool to get something different from that region, quality is quite low here honestly.

3.4
Maakun (6543) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle at ZZT. Very dark brown with dark beige head. Some licorice, sweet nuts, light dark chocolate, soft herbs, light mineral notes. Just medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium bodied with slick feel.

3
Benzai (16751) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle shared by ShivanDragon @ ZZT 2017. Brown to dark brown color, small off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, earthy, dry malty, brown malt bitter. A bit thin bodied, decent carbonation. Ok beer.

3.6
DutchDrebus (6238) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2017
Bottle @ ZZT Fall 2017. Dark brown to black colour with a small offwhite head. Smells sweet, chocoladevla, chocolate. Tastes chocolate, bitter, roasty. Medium body, soft carbo. Decent.

3.4
zacgillbanks (5535) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2017
Bottle from Terre De Boissons, Centre Commercial Cite Europe, Calais, France. Black-brown coloured with a thick tan head of foam. It has a milk chocolate and coffee flavour with malty, nutty and roasted notes on the smooth milk chocolate finish. Pretty good.

3.1
Koelschtrinker (21757) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 17, 2017
Mild röstiger Antrunk, cremig, wenig herb. Leichte Schokoladennoten, unaufdringlich karamellig ohne sonderlich süß zu sein. Etwas brotig, angenehm hopfig, was immer hinter dem Malz bleibt, das Bier aber frisch und vollmundig macht. Gut. 9/10/10/10/8/10

3.6
Geiserich (4635) - Linz, AUSTRIA - SEP 3, 2017
Bottle from Biertempel: Aroma is malty and roasty, dark chocolate and coffee. Almost black color, low brown head. Flavor is malty and roasty with some acid, lots of dark chocolate, cacao beans, roastiness. Toffee, some nutiness, coffee.

3.5
Beerhunter111 (22953) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2017
33cl bottle. A black beer with a mid-sized most good lasting tan head. Aroma of dark mild roasted malt, coffee, some lactose. Taste of roasted dark malt, coffee, chocolate, raisins, lactose, okay!


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