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Brewed by Burton Bridge
Style: Porter
Burton-on-Trent, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available Bottle Conditioned.
Also sold as Festive Christmas Porter and Santas Christmas Porter.
Ingredients: Hops: Target & Challenge. Malt: Pale, Crystal & Chocolate
Originally brewed as something different for a small beer festival, Porter has now become a regular beer of the brewerys portfolio. A dark fruity beer with a distinctive bitter after palate.
Colour: Very dark brown but not black. Nose: Fruity. Taste: Fruity beer with a distinctive bitter after palate

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4598) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle from Real Ale Store, Newark. Deep Ruby colour with a beige head. Aroma is soft fruit and caramel sweet. Taste is light fruity sweet. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (1052) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Poured a deep brown with tan head, notes of roasted malts and chocolate hint. Average porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (12506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 21, 2015
Cask, as festive christmas porter. Pours deep brown, roasted, light chocolate and fruit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Weird, weird mix. Fruity, Red Berries, Black Currants, then some Coffee, and then some chocolate. Has light touches of tea also. Very thin, not the best.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (5352) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Cask by hand-pump at Three Judges, Glasgow - clear very dark brown, large beige head, sour malty aroma, very poor lacing, fruity, dark malty flavour, bit thin, bland

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4398) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
[email protected] bridge inn, Burton. Ruby brown beer with a small head and excellent lacing. Aroma is faint roasted malts. Taste is fruity with some chocolate and bitter coffee. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (7555) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 2, 2013

Appearance: Clear dark brown color with a frothy tan head. Light lacing.
Aroma: Slightly sweet and mild fruity, caramel malty and light roasted malt.
Palate: Medium (light) body. A bit sweet and a light bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Mild sweetness. Roasted malt, caramel malty and some fruity notes.
Overall impression: Unusual porter. Not to far from a standard British bitter.
Personal stats: Handpull at Burton Bridge in Burton-on-Trent, England.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (3283) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
Bouteille 500ml, courtoisie de Hogtownharry / Blankboy. de couleur brune fonce et quasi-opaque. Nez de malt sucr moyennement rti (notes de caramel), lger de caf, lgrement fruit (pommes vertes aux notes sres, faibles notes de bananes vertes) avec des notes de chocolat noir et des traces de tabac. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un ptillement moyen et une texture trs lgrement crmeuse. Got fruit trs lgrement sr (lger de pommes vertes, notes de prunes, traces de bananes vertes) lors de lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute rapidement un got de malt sucr lgrement terreux et aux notes rties et brles avec un lger got de caf et des traces de chocolat noir puis en finale lon retrouve une lgre amertume de houblon floral avec des traces de fume de cigarette. Post-got moyen aux notes sches, lgrement amer de caf avecdes notes de rti, de houblon floral ainsi quune lgre aigreur fruite (ppins de pommes, traces de pelures de prunes).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (2016) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2013
500ml bottle - Dark brown, frothy tan head. Nice colour. Roasted grains, bitter-sweet chocolate, cocoa powder. Straightforward, simple, a bit too grainy. Medium to medium/light body, just a bit smoother than balanced. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (6407) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2012
50cl bottle. Pours a muddy chocolate brown with very little head. Nose of raisins, dried malt bread. Taste of malt loaf, very dry raisins. Palate is medium bodied with a tangy middle and a drying finish. Overall, slightly disappointing when you consider it to be a Christmas beer but maybe alright on cask..


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