overall
90
90
style
Brewed by Acorn
Style: Porter
Wombwell, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A full bodied victorian style porter with hints of liquorice. The initial bitterness gives way to a smooth, mellow finish.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (2381) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2017
Tap at Old Fountain, 6th March 17. Pours off black, aroma is liquorice, some metallic notes, coffee. Taste is medium smooth, liquorice, coffee, roasty malts. Quite nice

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeardedAvenger (663) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Prince of Wales, Farnbough. Slightly underwelming in malty aroma and appearance. Deep and dark, with ruby tint. No head. Light bitter. Light but creamy. Carbonation. Easy drinking porter. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (1326) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Pint at the regal moon rochdale hints of cocoa overripe fruits blackcurrant ok better than the bottled version.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrTipple (4492) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Toasted malts, coffee, cocoa. Clear, dark brown, medium, frothy, beige head. Light bitter. Burnt earth, toasted malts, cocoa, coffee, medium bodied, flat carbonation. Very decent Porter, well-balanced, well-rounded. Cask at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (5272) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 10, 2016
[email protected] tavern
deep Ruby brown, slightly tart red fruit, rich, earthy, chocolate, moderate body, light carbonation, long finish. Proper Porter!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1895) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2015
Cask at Lord Moon on the Mall. Slightly sweet, roasted malt, some smoke, plenty of coffee. Classic example of the style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeevan (246) - SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at JDW Musslebourgh. Pours Dark with a slight tan creamy head. Aroma of dark malts and slight fruitiness. Taste of dark malts, hazelnuts with a bit of zesty fruit sourness. Nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (4442) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2015
[email protected] avion, aldridge. Black beer with medium tan head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and some licorice. Taste is roasted malts, light licorice, a touch of coffee and dark fruits. Solid stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (2560) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A deep brown colour with a foamy off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee, wafers and some hazelnuts. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, hazelnuts, some coffee, biscuit, slight dried fruits, subtle liquorice and earthy hops. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, roasty bitterness in the finish. A nice, pleasant porter. Sweet biscuity, chocolate flavours balanced with coffee, nutty and earthy hops. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scotty001 (563) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2015
Poured deep dark brown, tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, lightly bitter. Average.


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