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Brewed by Birrificio del Forte
Style: Porter
Pietrasanta (LU), Italy

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Prototipo dell’odierno motore a scoppio, il “due cilindri” ha contribuito a trasformare l’idea di movimento. Omaggio ad un’invenzione rivoluzionaria, questa birra vuole accendere il piacere di bere scuro: negli amanti del genere e in chi (ancora) non lo è. Nera proprio come i motori, la nostra Porter risulta delicata nelle tostature (con toni di caffè e liquirizia), riuscendo fluida nella bevuta. Supera sé stessa con formaggi o pesce affumicati, carne o pesce alla griglia, dessert a base di caffè o cioccolato e con il croccante. ABV from 5.3% to 5%.

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3.8
fonefan (51592) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 16, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

Clear dark brown colour with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, malty. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate, vanilla notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121231]

3.5
yespr (48094) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2012
From tap at Bir & Fud. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is roaste malty and liqourice. Liqourice and dark roasted malty. Lingering dark liqourice and roasted dark malty. Light spiced and herbal. Bitter and roasted malty finish.

3.4
Ungstrup (38590) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a huge dark brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, and straw, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.5
joergen (29360) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr.
Black coloured with a huge beige head.
Fruity and light roasted aroma of metal and chocolate.
Light roasted flavour of caramel and dark chocolate.
Light roasted finish.

3.1
madmitch76 (25809) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
16th November 2014
Semi opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and semi dry with mild fine carbonation. Mellow dark malts, very light roast. Traces of coffee and tangy dark fruits. Dry finish. Inoffensive but at the end of the day, just another porter.

3.3
Papsoe (25055) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours an opaque black with a huge and frothy beige head with good retention. Roasty nose with a whiff of smoke. Medium body, sweet roast and vanilla with a dryish finish. A little late sweet licorice. 200812

3.6
Leighton (22550) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle shared on an old train lumbering through the Isle of Wight...typical RB day out. Pours rich brown with a foamy tan head. The aroma holds dark fruits, dried berries. Medium sweet flavor with some oily chocolate, moderate roast, light ashy bitterness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation; lightly chewy. Finishes fairly sweet with notes of toasted bread, old fruit, light dirty leather, berries and plums. Good stuff.

3.1
Koelschtrinker (21828) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 8, 2012
Herb-malziger Beginn, weich, rund, etwas rauchig. Stimmig, vollmundig. Weicher werdend, deutlich malziger und trocken. Stimmig malziges Bier, wenn auch zu trocken. 13/9/10/9//9

3.6
fiulijn (21461) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
2012-11-16, draught at Pazzeria, Milan, 5% ABV, 6-4-7-4-14=35
Black color, creamy brown head. Moderate aroma of roasted malt, lightly milky. Smooth mouthfeel, balanced flavor of roasted malts and dark chocolate, with a nice milky presence, relatively low bitterness, very good control of the roastiness.

2012-08-20, bottle courtesy of Jesper; batch L11277 09/12, 5.3% ABV, 7-4-7-3-15=36
Black color; generous head. Nice aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Highly carbonated, correct body structure, quite good chocolate flavor; ordinary bitterness.
Good as is; with less carbonation and more final it would be very good.

3.3
Theydon_Bois (20904) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle on a 1938 stock train after pissing off the end of the platform next to some other persons turd ... yes its the IOW Jolly Day, bottle from the GBBF, 24/08/14.
Light black with a moderate tan covering that retains.
Nose is roast malt, dark toffee, light cocoa, brown bread.
Taste comprises earthy tones, cocoa, dark toffee, roast malt.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with roasty tones.
Ok porter, fairly simple stuff but ticks the style boxes.


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