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Brewed by Fyne Ales
Style: Porter
Cairndow, Argyll, Scotland

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Collaboration Beer;
Brewed by Jake Griffin and Chris Lewis along with the Crew at Fyne Ales, moving into full scale production.

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3.8
olio (10591) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2013
33 cl bottle.

Pours pitch black color with a medium sized beige head. Aroma is chocolaty and a bit malty, some caramel, distant coffee and faint vanilla appear also. Creamy and chocolaty palate with caramel malts, toffee and vanilla notes, distant coffee and dark fruity notes on the flavor. Very drinkable and tasty, smooth and even a bit oily texture. Very good.

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3.8
Zorongollo (37) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 12, 2013
Tap @ Ale&Hop

Pours black with a beige head. Smoke, chocolate, coffe. Nice and easy to drink. Very good.

3.8
McWorta (1633) - LUXEMBOURG - APR 9, 2014
Tan head pitch black colour and a solid viscousity. Noses of coffe, bitter chocolate, roasted malt and dark toffee notes with hints of dark sugar syrup. Slick texture with a faint livelyness fading quickly into a full body with some well balanced sweetness and bitter roastyness. The finish is a short but harmonic coffee/chocolate bitterness fading into a lasting pleasant roastyness.

3.8
themightyjag (624) - - APR 14, 2014
330ml bottle from The Beerhive.
Bubbly tan head disappears quickly, a little lacing. Very dark body. Nose full of coffee and roasted nuts, a little chocolate and vanilla. Flavour is creamy coffee, dark berries and dark chocolate on the finish. Mouthfeel is a little thin but still manages to have richness. Medium carbonation. This is a great beer, well balanced and ridiculously drinkable - no hint of the 6.9% in the taste.

3.8
miquelcrush (2053) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Bona porter, suau en sabor i en aroma, molt fàcil de beure.
Buena porter, suave en sabor y en aroma, muy fácil de beber.

3.8
47574xeCD (1277) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
330ml Bottle at home.
Jet black with a decent tan head, Aroma of dark malt and cocoa with slight smoke. Taste of, dark sugars, light roast fudge, hint of chocolate and treacle, smooth on the palate, very nice Porter.

3.7
jamestulloch (4361) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2012
Aroma: Liquorice, treacle, toffee and coffee.



Appearance: Jet black body with a large tan head that holds right to the end. Good lacing.



Taste: Similar to the aroma, full of flavour. Slight burnt taste and quite boozy. Great balance of flavours.



Palate: Medium body with a smooth mouthfeel. Soft carbonation.



Overall: Very flavoursome and has the best holding head of any beer I’ve ever tried.

3.7
Dommod2011 (728) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2013
Smells like an ashtray. Avett Brothers. Beastie Boys. Clash. Dead Kennedys. Eels. Fugazi. Gaslight Anthem. Hold Steady. Iggy Pop. Joy Division. Kraftwerk. Lanegan, Minor Threat, Nirvana, Off, Public Image, Queens of the Stone Age, Rollins, Springsteen, Titus Andronicus, U-Roy, Vivid Icon’s, Waits, X, Young, ZZ Top.

3.7
ciaranc (1306) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 23, 2013
Jet black, frothy tan head. Roasted malt nose, dusty earthy malt. Huge malt flavour, with resiny, slick coffee in the finish. Slighty lively carbonation. Big bodied.

3.7
downender (8924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 5/8/2013. Near black with a slight tan head. Sweetish, caramel and berry fruits, followed by some liquorice and roasted malt flavours and a gentle finish. too drinkable for the ABV. Very good.


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