overall
61
46
style
Brewed by Blindmans
Style: Porter
Frome, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain.
Note: The brewery website descrobes this beer as a seasonal but it is not clear which season/s.

Porter, full of chocolate flavours and subtle bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (19159) - Ashford, Kent, - APR 15, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Cask gravity at Planet Thanet BF 2006, Ramsgate. Very dark brown with ruby edges. Thin beige head. Bit of liquorice/coffee and some choc on the aroma. Quite carbonated in mouth. Some sourness and more coffee in mouth, syrupy liquorice on the finish. Some sour damson fruit. Not a bad porter but a bit too syrupy and sour for me. 2.6/5 re-rate at County Hotel Ashford. Good condition good mouthfeel some chocolate. Fine


3
john44 (3325) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2017
Cask. Dark Brown. Roasty malts, chocolate, some coffee. Dark fruits. Rather thin. Weak taste. More like a Mild Ale than a Porter. Disappointing! (2008)

3.7
47574xeCD (1209) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2014
Cask at the Bankfoot Inn 191014. Deep brown with a beige head, sweet dark chocolate very nice.

3.4
jjsint (3428) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Cask at the Wellington Arms, Bedford. Translucent dark chocolate brown, with an innocent halo of beige head. Chocolatey, nutty, malty aroma: basic but effective. A mild malty bittersweet, with more bitter chocolate notes coming out after the initial sip. The mouthfeel is a bit thin. This is a really good porter, perfect for an autumn evening.

3.5
Stuu666 (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask at Bow bar. Roasted chocolate nose, hint of coffee, taste is very sweet, almost a sourness there, chocolatey, bitter.

3.2
madmitch76 (25293) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
29th March 2014
Playhouse Spoons, Colchester. Cask. Clear deep red - amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is smooth and dry with modest carbonation. Mild smooth dark malts. Whispers of smoke and dark chocolate. Tangy dark fruits, well buried. Light dry finish. Fine.

3.3
mR_fr0g (13155) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
Cask at the moon under water Watford. Ruby red coloured pour with a stodgy light tan head. Aroma is subdued earthy dirt raisin and light choc. Flavour comprises of dark choc, berry fruit, tart apple , raisin and dried fruit. Good condition. Good mild.

3.1
Gary (2054) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Cask Victoria station w-spoon : this just lacked a spark or the balls to be full bodied ,thinish palate . Some bitter/sweet roast ,chocolate too . But a bit watery .

2.9
DruncanVeasey (8260) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
The Felix Holt, Nuneaton. Stout looks with cream head and ruby trim. Hot butter, Sugar Puff nose. Buttered rust flavour with burnt almond hints. The butter is distracting and diminishes the porter character. Not great.

3.6
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask Lloyds Carlisle. Soft brown sugar and light licquorice aroma. Tasty berries and blackcurrant cough medicine flavours, with a tangy, bittersweet finish. At 4.2% this is a full flavoured, well made porter.

3.3
stravale (3088) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - MAR 11, 2014
Cask @ Linen Hall, Enniskillen [100314]
Black, ruby edges, thin beige head.
Aroma of toffee caramel. soft roasted malts, chocolate
Taste of soft roasted malts, sweet dark toffee, caramel, soft chocolate, sweet dark malts, slightly buttery
Palate - Medium body, smooth texture. Sweet caramel palate. Finish as main flavour, little dry
Overall - Quite nice porter, rather sweet


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