overall
72
57
style
Brewed by Goffs
Style: Porter
Winchcombe, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6909) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (2309) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (7429) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (4343) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4491) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (14039) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (2396) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (18474) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5196) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 4, 2013
[email protected], bristol
Black, lacing of head, mild, chocolate, dark malts, sweet, low bitterness, full bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (3059) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2013
Cask handpull at the Grape and Grain- Crystal Palace Spring Beer Festival, 2013. Dark brown pour with a reddish tint and a diminishing beige head. Dark fruit and raisin aroma. Flavours of prunes, raisins, toffee and licorice. Bitter-roast finish.


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