Brewed by Alexander Brewery
Style: Porter
Emek Hefer Industrial Park, Israel


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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Alexander Black is the first of our seasonal beers. A wintry beer, dark and warming, strong in alcohol, rich and complex with flavors and aromas of dark chocolate and espresso. The basic style is porter, but Alexander Black is a Turbo Porter higher in alcohol, richer and more complex.

This is an enhanced version of our beer that won gold medal in the category of Porter in 2009 Stout Challenge competition. If maintained properly, Alexander Black will continue to improve with time.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanCrusher (1022) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - DEC 18, 2016
Bottle 0.33L. Courtesy of Kita. Black color with small, frothy, light brown head, that sits down fast and leaves nice crown behind. Aroma of dark chocolate, espresso, caramel. Taste starts light sweet with a lot of chocolate and roasted malts, finish is light sweet, too. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (24433) - Malm, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2016
Draft @ lfestival 2016. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty licorice and chocolate flavor with hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty licorice and caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mmather (185) - Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2016
deep, dark, smooth. Alcohol is evident, but obscured. Drinks more like a mellow, foreign stout than a porter, but is still a good beer. Be sure to get this one fresh for best results.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (2504) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 21, 2016
0,33l bottle at home from trade with tomer. BB 12.06.2016. black color, small coffee-colored head. smells earthy, light roast, dark fruits, raisins, spices. good smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of caramel, licorice, light sweetness, light charcoal, earthy. finishes rather balanced with earthy notes and some licorice. good and enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (13074) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
lfestival. Black with a lasting white head. Roasted aroma with licorice dominating. Sweet roasted flavour with lots of licorice and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (5081) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 1, 2016
33 cl. bottle pours jet black with a spongy foam on top that settles to a lasting creamy film. Nose is molasses with a bit of tobacco, char and spicy green herb. Tastes of molasses, cured tobacco, tart apple, espresso and earthy cocoa nibs. Finish has some toasted wood and marshmallow. Medium-heavy body has smooth medium carbonation and a bit of a dessert slant, but still very drinkable. Interesting and tasty, kind of a hybrid Sweet Stout/Baltic Porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Malt and burnt caramel. Black, opaque quickly faded head. Bittersweet with burnt notes. Medium bodied. Decent, not special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (1991) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle. Black body with brown head. Aroma is roasted malts with some caramel. Taste is nearly the same but with more caramel malts. Aftertaste is nice bitter roasted caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (5220) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2016
Fra flaske p DE dag 1, mai-16: brunsvart med kort skum. Dejlig aroma og smag af kaffe, vanilje og lys chokolade. Elegant balancered, og med en let biterhed i eftersmagen somgr den meget nem at helde indenfor snippen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
charlotte (5225) - rdovre, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2016
Tap.Black colour and small beige head.Aroma is mild roasted with flavor of burnt caramel,brown sugar chocolate and coffee mild mouthfeels and light oily texture with creamy finish.

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