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Brewed by Boxing Cat Brewery
Style: Porter
Shanghai, China

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A robust brown porter brewed with cacao and ancho peppers. The result is a medium bodied porter with subtle hints of chocolate, mild pepper spice and licorice. The 6 different malts are offset by 3 different hop varieties contributing a mild hop bouquet with notes of rose and chrysanthemum. A non-intimidating dark beer full of complexity!

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7925) - Helsinge, - MAY 4, 2013
Tap. Dark brown with a medium off white head. Aroma is medium roasted with chocolate notes. The flavor is roasted and dried fruity. Good toasty finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2016
[email protected] Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, mildly malty along with some spices and liquorice. Flavour is fruity, toffeeish, liquorice, some spices and quite strong on the bitterness too.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (3677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2015
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, red session.
Black with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, some coffee and chocolate, sweet toffee and red apples. Taste is lith to medium sweet, soft bitter. FInish is light sweet with hints of toffee, berries and dried fruits, soft roasted, toffee, coffee, LIght to medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17593) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Keg at the 4th Copenhagen Beer Celebration, Session 3, 02/05/2015. Mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is toffee, nutty, light cocoa powder, dark malt. Taste comprises light roast, chocolate, light spice, dark malt, toffee fudge. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough porter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (9153) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2015
[email protected] 2015, Red Session - pours black with a beige head. Aroma and taste is roasted malty, slight burnt dark malty notes, with chocolate, coffee, caramel, cocoa, dry roasted finish.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (12345) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 23, 2015
[5/2/15] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015. 3rd session. Brown. Weird minerals aroma with some roasty notes. Flavor has some roast and minerals. Medium-bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (4504) - Holbk, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Black with a beige head. Aroma medium malty (roasted, burnt, cocoa, licorice, pepper). Flavor light sweet, medium bitter, cocoa, light licorice and pepper, warming chilies. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (11027) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Red Session, Kbenhavn
Pours dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, cocoa, caramel and hint of coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted, chocolate, cocoa and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18731) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015, red session, with Ken, Colin and Reuben. Black beer with a beige head. Roasted chocolate aroma, cocoa, fruity, licorice, some soot. Roasted chocolate flavor, raisins, soot, grapes, hay notes. Surpringly thin bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (5908) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015, Copenhagen. Originally rated 20150502. Colour is black with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, cocoa, some hints of dark chocolate and roasted malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (948) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015. Pours black with a beige head. Taste is of malts, chocolate, spices and hops. Its sweet and smooth with a long aftertaste. I couldnt taste any actual peppers in it but it did have a bit of spices in the finish. Very smooth and tasty though.


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