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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Shallow Grave Porter is dark as night, perfect for a cool evening out in the woods. This a big, dark ale with a complex and rich chocolate and caramel malt character followed by a touch of warmth and light malt sweetness, leaving you ready for more after each shovelful. You will love this so much you won’t have time to dig a six-footer, so make it a Shallow Grave. We’re sure you’ll dig it.

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Glouglouburp's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, - MAY 24, 2013
In short: A complex roasted porter with good hopping. Very nice.
How: Bottle 22oz. Consumed when approximately 4 to 6 months of age. Bottle sent to me by oakbluff, thanks a lot Scott.
The look: Black body topped by a small tan head.
In long: Nose is has a pleasant rich toasted malt character as well has green herbal hops. Taste has succulent cereals, highly roasted and wrapped in luscious caramel, nice mocha, roasted cashews, burnt oats, notes of bakery chocolate. A decent amount of herbal-spicy hops that distracts the taste buds and washes the sweetness away. Lively mouthfeel with a big body and generous but never aggressive carbonation. Nothing original here but the execution is flawless, it is flavorful, a good complexity, a high drinkability factor. A 22oz that went down like a 12oz. Very much above average take on the style. Another nice bottle I got in a trade that was gathering dust in my cellar, I have way too much good beer in my cellar, so if you are reading this I hereby invite any ratebeerian passing through Montreal to drop by house and watch me drink way too much good beer.


4
FrankZappa7 (554) - GERMANY - SEP 29, 2017
2017-9-29 bottle 0,65l Aroma: chocolate, coffee, App.: black, beige head light sweetness, full body, creamy,

4.1
Dervock (1445) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2017
Bottle - pours black with an off white head. Aroma is roast malt, chocolate and caramel. Taste is caramel malt with a building dry roast malt finish

4
IndianaRed (5031) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 16, 2017
On Tap at Growler Guys Meridian Dep dark brown with a brief thin light tan head and spotty lacing. Very nice rich chocolate and light roast aromas. Smooth and balanced toasted dark caramelized malt flavors. Lots of chocolate and a touch of campfire. None of the stinging sour notes that come with many porters. FG feels a litel high and the bitterness is a little low. Makes or a smooth very nice porter that is a bit on the the big side.

3.6
jmgreenuk (9985) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 10, 2017
Tap at Hair of the Dog, Phrom Phong, Bangkok. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is roasty malt, caramel fudge, liqourice, dry smoke. The flavour is moderate to light sweet with a silky smooth rich, creamy, chocolate, liqourice hop bitter palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2017
Bottle at KØ17. Creamy aroma. Almost black colour, seems cloudy. Small light brown head. The flavour is roasted and bready. Mild coffee note, not bitter.

2.9
Finn (8149) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2017
Fra keg på Small Bar Cardiff 2 Mai 17. Svart. Lavt skum med litt farge. Blir raskt film. Aroma av røstet malt. Smaken rosin & røstet malt. Tørr avslutning.

3.6
Svesse (8796) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2017
(Draught at Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels, 17 May 2017) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of chocolate, hazelnuts and coffee. Malty, roasted taste with dark rye bread, coffee, dark chocolate, hazelnuts, dark fruit and a balanced roasty bitterness. More than medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and well balanced porter. Nice one.

3.5
Rune (13508) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2017
Keg at Small Bar Cardiff. Patchy beige head, spotty lacing, near-black coloured body. Dark malty aroma, doughy and with hints of dark fruits. The taste profile follows suit with doughy dark malts, chocolate and hints of dark fruits towards the finish. Roasted endnotes. Fine bodied and balanced. Likable. (02.05.2017).

3.4
gunnar (9696) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2017
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours almost black with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma is inviting, malty, chocolate and coffee . Taste is light sweet dark malty, liquorice, very nice.

3.6
thewolf (12801) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2017
Bottle, [email protected]Ølfestival 2017. Pours deep opaque black with a small, staying creamy beige film head. Aroma has sweet malts, licorice, chocolate, raisins,. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite light mouthfeel. Flavour has roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, light nutty, a touch vinious and warming. Lovely balance.


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