Brewed by Goffs Brewery
Style: Porter
Winchcombe, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Cask; & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Originally a November & December seasonal in cask.

A very dark ruby red tinted beer with powerful chocolate malt aromas and a hint of vanilla. Very smooth, very rich dry malt flavours with a subtle hoppiness. A classic winter porter.

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theprof (1246) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2017
From the barrel at the Great Central Beer Festival. The find of the festival. Pours dark ruby lights. Tan top. Aroma richly chocolate coffee malts and a hint of vanilla. Taste is medium to strong sweet and bitter with the vanilla smoothness resisting any sour tendency. Full to medium body, soft to flat carbonation and a languorous finish. Well done Gloucestershire man!

deanso (10101) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - APR 1, 2017
On tap at the Corner Pin, Doncaster. Thick creamy beige head. Clear black pour. Coffee notes. Very good

BlackHaddock (7690) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Cask half-pint in The Cock Hotel, Wellington Telford on 8th Mar 2017. Smooth tanned head on a very dark body. Roasted, toasted maltiness with chocolate and vanilla like aromas and flavours, fairly dry and bitter finish: ideal last beer of the session.

Grumbo (3979) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2017
Bottle, source not recorded. Poured clear dark maroon/brown with an average sized off-white to beige head. Aroma of malt, quite highly roasted, chocolate, caramel, light hop, touch vanilla. Medium plus sweetness and bitterness. Medium to full bodied, slick to oily texture, soft carbonation.

RichTheVillan (8248) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Cask at the Wellington; mahogany brown pour with a bubbly light tan head, aroma has roast malts and a hint of chocolate, taste has red fruits, a hint of coffee, light roast.

SarkyNorthener (4847) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2015
[email protected] arms, walsall. Dark brown beer with tight medium head. Aroma of roasted malts and light cocoa. Taste is roast malts, ash and dark fruit. Ok.

Mr_Pink_152 (5548) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
On tap at the Royal Hop Pole Twekesbury. Dark almost black colour, with thin tan head. Aroma has roast malt. The taste has roast malt, coffe and fruit.

imdownthepub (15333) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2014
Bottled, 500ml from Budgens in Broadway, Worcs. Very dark brown with off white head. Darkly roasted malts to the fore, there is a coffee extract character, a touch watery perhaps, some caramel. There is a slightly bitter boiled note, but also a leafy hop flavour. Overall decent enough.

niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
On cask at bulls head, burslem. Pours black with frothy tan head. Chocolate start, smooth finish with a bit of nut. Good stout

Theydon_Bois (20636) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2013
On the train from Hereford to Inverness, bottle thanks to SP, 18/10/13. Very dark mahogony brown with a thin light tan covering. Nose is light roast, hint of cocoa, dark toffee fudge, earthy, brown sugars. Taste comprises cocoa, toffee fudge, earthy roastness. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, lgiht roast in the finish. A pretty basic porter - whelming!

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