Blackman's Arthur Smoked Porter

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88
88
style
Brewed by Blackman’s
Style: Porter
Torquay, Australia

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unknown

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer that ticks the box marked "dark beer" in the Blackman’s core range is another, like the Reginald IPA, that pulls no punches. It’s a porter with all the trimmings, weighing in at a not insignificant 6.3 percent and featuring smoked malt from Germany’s home of the rauchbier Bamberg.
The outcome is a deeply black and weighty beer with a touch of that unique sweet smoke aroma sitting atop layers of chocolate, burnt caramel and nuttiness.

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3.6
gam (4097) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 3, 2017
Large block sized head brown pour near black medium to strong carbonation aromas coffee cocoa chocolate grassy rich fruit smoke note the flavours vanilla coffee burnt caramel cocoa chocolate grass rich fruits bitter smoke taste some good notes through this very enjoyable

3.6
Dervock (1467) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2017
Can - pours black with a beige head. Aroma is smoked ham hock, a little orange and roast malt. Taste is smokey up front with the dry roast malt dominating the finish.

3.7
explosivedog (1676) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 9, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours dark ruby. Smoke, chocolate, orange, cherry, blackberry. Big smooth body. Tasty.

3.8
k0mpsa (3114) - Tuusula, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Tap at blackmans, geelong. Almost black color, tanned head. Nice smooth aroma has coffee, some smoky notes. Nice roasty body, coffee, some hops at the end.

4.2
mkel07 (6437) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 17, 2016
111116. I am not sure why most of Blackman?s Brewery beers have male names but it seems to work. This can was purchased from Beer Cartel where I buy a lot of my beers from. Smoke and porter, 2 things that just seem to go together. The beer looks big and foreboding with a dense black colour and a creamy pillow of foam that sits there for a while. The aroma is all smoke, a cross between smoked meat and campfire smoke, that fills the nose. Smooth and velvety in the mouth and again there is that smoke, you just can?t hide from it. Full body and the flavour builds to a thick creamy mouthfeel and a strong smoke aftertaste. All round this is a really good beer that at 6% ABV isn?t too over the top that you can?t have more than one.

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