overall
69
50
style
Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Porter
Burton-on-Trent, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A combination of chocolate malt, crystal malt and roasted barley produce the subtle series of smooth flavours in this dark beer, whilst a balance of dry bitterness and spicy aroma is achieved by a late hop of Goldings.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2698) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Gravity Cask Half Pint at Battersea Beer Festival, London in Feb 2010 - Dark Brown in colour, almost Black. Very Malty; roast malts, chocolate, caramel, hint of coffee. Very Fruity; dark fruits. Spicy; quite spicy. Hoppy; grassy hops. Not sour or bitter. Sweet fruity spicy malty throughout. Very Nice Porter! (2010-02)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (713) - Nottingham, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Malty aroma and coffee notes. Pours dark with red glint and bubbly tan head. Sweet toffees and fruit predominate with sour flavours at the back. Expected a richer palate and fuller body. But a solid porter ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (9212) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2014
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Deep ruby-red with a thin head. Has a pleasant sweetness and a slightly smooth texture. The chocolate is extremely light but evident.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (2058) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Gravity tap at Manchester Beer and Cider Festival 22/1/2014 Pours a ruby colour, taste is floral and malty, not my kind of thing

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (7333) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
Cask at The Barton Arms; dark brown pour with soapy tan head, taste has a hint of coffee some sweetness that you expect.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4276) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2012
[email protected], Wolverhampton. Dark reddish brown colour, medium beige head with good lacing. Aroma of mild roasted malts. Taste is a little sweet caramel,roasted malts and a little coffee. A little thin in the body. A nice porter but not one of the better ones.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (22701) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2011
tap at bow bar ... dark brown black ... thin creamy tan head ... soft coffee roast malt nose ... dark roast malts ... hint of licorice ... sweet roast ... little thin in body for a porter ... some sweet berry fruits ... tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2011
On cask at JDW, Stone. Chocolatey stout that pours dark with an off white head. It did taste rather thin at times.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2011
Cask, The Queens Head, Chelmsford Appearance is opaque black wlth white lacing aroma charcoal, blackcurrants, smoke, roasted malts, cream. Taste is charcoal ash, pepper, spices, chocolate, smoke, dried fruits and a drop of cream. Classic porter for the evening. Really enjoyed this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8148) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2011
(Cask at White Horse, Parsons Green, London, 27 Nov 2010) Dark brown colour, almost black, with creamy beige head. Roasted, malty nose with dark bread, coffee and ryvita. Roasted, malty taste with notes of dark bread, coffee, dark chocolate, hints of ashes and a generous cocoa bitterness in the dry finish. Medium body, quite dry. Nice and tasty porter.


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