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Brewed by Anspach & Hobday
Style: Porter
Bermondsey, England

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle & Keg; Rregular.
Our flagship, award winning porter. A beer that dominated London’s past reinvented for today.

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4.3
77ships (11026) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2017 Tasting glass draft @ Billie's Bier Kafétaria. Very dark brown to black, mocha head. Very nice some bitter coffee finish, faint herbal, real chocolate, good sweet & low bitter balance, not just sweet, great classical low roast taste, caramel, maybe a bit more body for me. Great low bitter classical Porter, very good & classy, liked it a lot more than most Anspach & Hobday beers.

3.6
Vighals (4453) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2017
Svart med fingerhøyt beige skum. Middels fylde. Lukt og smak er rå kakaobønner, samt noe nøtter i smak.

3.9
Grumbo (3952) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2017
Keg at the Temple Brewhouse, Essex Street, London. Pours very dark brown/almost black with a lasting creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and dark fruits. Medium sweetness and medium roasted bitterness. Full bodied, slick texture, soft carbonation. Finish is richly roasted, with an increasing level of bitterness. Enjoyable!

3.6
kraddel (8876) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2017
At Beerlovers bar, thnx Bart ! Pours black, small head. Smell is rather intense, roasty. Mild coffee. Hints of chocolate malts. Taste is bitter, roasty, mild coffee, some chocolate malts. Very balanced

3.8
90 (778) - BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2017
@ Beerlovers bar. Bottle. Great aroma with coffee and 'heavy chocolate'. Taste is coffee, roasted, a tad too burnt, a tad too bitter, still nice though. Nice carbonation. Burned aftertaste.

3.6
ManVsBeer (10946) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2017
Keg @ Vocation & Co, Hebden Bridge. Black with a thin off-white head. Has stated roasted malts in both aroma and taste, also with a small grittiness.

3.8
hawthorne00 (4111) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle. Deep brown with tan head that’s soon a coat. Aroma is roasty with molasses, coffee, plain chocolate, some licorice. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Tastes pretty much as it smells with moderate sweetness from the dark sugars soon being overtaken by form bitterness, letting the roasted flavours gradually grip. Maybe a little much licorice for me but very good and enticing: sets its stall out rather than comes at you.

3.6
Borup (15320) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 27, 2017
From tap at Taphouse. A black beer with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, cofffee and with a dry bitter finish.

4
planky84 (3428) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2017
Bottle from Oddbins Beer Shop, Blackheath. Pours black with a beige head. Licorice, coffee, sweet spice, burnt toast and toffee aroma. Flavours of chocolate, coffee, light smoke, licorice. Robust brew, light bitterness in the finish. Very good indeed.

3.1
Christian (13814) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 19, 2017
Bottle at home. Black with a big off-white head. Aroma of chocolate, dried fruit and caramel, with notable CO2. Dryish roasted flavour with chocolate and licorice.


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