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style
Brewed by Bank Top
Style: Porter
Bolton, England

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

Roast barley flavour with Port overtones - definitely not Mild!

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Gravity Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2015, Olympia, London Aug 2015 - Dark Brown in colour with Reddish hints. Small tan head. Malty; roasty malts, chocolate, caramel. Fruity; dark fruits. Sweet-bitter roast malty and chocolate with vinous notes. Very drinkable. Decent. (2015-08-12)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redders1974 (1257) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2016
Pint at the red lion lion mid bike ride tasty aniseed blackberry some light roast smooth mouthfeel dark brown with red hue small head.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
At Great British Beer Festival 2015, Day 2. Dark almost black beer with a small beige head. Roasted chocllate aroma, licorice, caramel, some fruits. Roasted fruity flavor, grassy, hay, floral, chocolate, some figs.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Cask at GBBF. Black with a red hue, small bubbly tan head. Aroma is red berry, a little gluey, soft malts. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is resinous, chocolate, red berry. They say it has port overtones - I guess there is some berry action. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18694) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
Cask at GBBF ’15, day 3, 13/08/15. Dark mahogany brown with a decent light beige covering that dissipates edgeward. Nose is biscuit, toffee, cocoa nibs, light hop underpin. Taste comprises cocoa powder, toffee, dirt, biscuit, light roast. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
12th August 2015
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Clear deep brown - amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Modest fine carbonation. Tangy mellow dark malts, little chocolate. Tangy dark fruits. Light finish. A nice intensity to the dark fruits here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (11382) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Cask gravity at gbbf 2015 day 3. Caramela little fake choc. brown coloured pour with a small head. Aroma is sweet powdered choc, nutty malt, dried ape. Flavour is composed of choc powdered. Nutty, a little fake choc. Palate is semi sweet, moderate cask condition.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (14009) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. It pours deep brown with a small beige head. The nose is soft, toasty, charred wood, burnt toast, umami and liquorice. The taste is bitter, earthy, charred wood, leather, leather, fruit cake, tar, liquorice and umami with a dry, earthy finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
From cask. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan hesd. Aroma is roasted malty, breadish. Sweet, toasted and slight caramelish. Toasted dark malt. Bitter and roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2494) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Cask at Lymestone Vaults, Newcastle under Lyme. Pours black brown with stiff light tan head. Smooth, some choc, creamy, dies a little on the finish. Decent stout porter.


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