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Brewed by Derby
Style: Porter
Derby, England

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Previously 4.5%

A smooth dark brew with complex flavours and a chocolate roast finish.

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3.4
jjsint (3328) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2017
Handpull cask at the Rutland & Derby, Leicester. Dark brown, translucent, with a tan creamy head. Lots of liquorice, charcoal, a touch of blackberry in the nose. Sweet taste with a slight medicinal bitterness. Medium to long finish with lots more liquorice in the aftertaste. Heavy body with soft carbonation. Not a bad brew.

3.3
sound67 (761) - Offenbach, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2017
On tap at The Tap, Derby. Feb 13, 2017. Pitch black, wee head. Almost no carbonation. Vanilla, dark chocolate, liquorice in the aroma. Texture is mildly oily, still a bit watery, too. At first a bit sweetish, very malty, very chocolaty. Roasted malts in the background at first, but they come to the fore in the middle, with a sour liquorice twist. Drier towards the end, still a bit sour. Dark cocoa, dry liquorice. Aftertaste is long and mildly sour, with dark chocolate and a hint of espresso. More of a stout than a porter.

3.2
fonefan (50004) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2017

Cask (gravity) @ NBF 2015 [ The 40th. Nottingham Beer Festival (The 8th Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival) ], Nottingham Castle, Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EB.

[ As Derby Dashingly Dark ].
Clear medium amber - orange brown color with a average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sweet malt, sweet coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark malt, sweet malt, sweet coffee - dark chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20151007]
6-3-7-3-13

3
MarcinG (946) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Cask in The Corn Mill Llangollen. Ciemna barwa z delikatna rubinowa poswiata. Piana mala bezowa. Piwo niezle palone z posmakiem lukrecji kawy i czekolady. Dosc slodkie. Przyjemne i delikatne w teksturze jednak jak dla mnie dosc wodniste. Jednak po prawie 20km chodzenia po gorach wybrzydzac nie bede.

MarcinG

3.2
Rune (13186) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2016
Half pint, keg at Derby Tap. A small beige head to a deep black-ruby coloured body. Dark malty aroma, nicely roasted. taste of dark dough, liquorice and bitter coffee grounds to the finish. Smooth on the palate. Pleasant (Derby 18.02.2016).

2.8
Finn (7836) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2016
Fra fat på Derby Tap 18 Feb 16. Ultramørk rubinrød. Skum langs glasset. Karamellaroma. Smaken lett syrlig karamell. Søt syrlig avslutning.

3.3
Travlr (25544) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Gravity cask at Nottingham festival with fonefan, Charlotte, Boudicca & chriso. Clear deep maroon color. Coffee grounds aroma. Taste has espresso and cocoa. Nice.

3.3
imdownthepub (14983) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Cask conditioned at The White Horse, Banbury, Oxon. Very dark brown with cream head. This proved to be a sweet, malty beer with a liquorice flavour, hints of chocolate perhaps and a vague boiled vegetable note. Reasonable enough.

3.1
RichTheVillan (8040) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Cask at the Wellington; dark mahogany red pour with a bubbly tan head, light coffee and fruit aroma, taste has instant coffee dark fruits, roast malts, light bitterness.

3.8
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Criterion Leicester 13/03/14. A black beer with a little beige head. A fruity and roasty nose. Fruity with dry coffee in the mouth. A lingering finish. A tasty beer which I had down as a stout.


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