overall
76
68
style
Brewed by Kelburn
Style: Porter
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland

bottling
unknown

on tap
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distribution
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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
A unique combination of 5 malts and 3 hops producing a smooth, dark, spicy porter with hints of chocolate and blackcurrant.

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Leighton's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (22327) - London, Greater London, - NOV 29, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2012 Cask at Woodin’s Shades, Nicholson’s, London. Pours clear, dark brown with a sturdy, beige foam head. Pleasant roasted malt aroma, hints of flinty minerals, light dirt. Light sweet flavor with dry, roasty malts, very mellow chocolate, light burnt toast, hints of earthy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Some burnt sugars to finish, earth, light wood, burnt toast, mild minerals, touches of baking cocoa. An average porter. (3.5)

Cask at GBBF 2012, London. Clear, rich brown with a fine, beige foam head. Nice and roasty overall, some charred toast and milky cocoa. Very nice.(3.8)


3.3
john44 (3402) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2017
Cask at GBBF 2012. (Backlog / historic rating from old records. NO tasting notes taken / kept) (Backlog)

3.5
ianwelby (1525) - SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2017
330ml bottle. Black beer, foamy head that settles down to be quite thin. Light malt, chocolate aroma. Taste is bitter chocolate, a light touch of the blackcurrant mentioned in the description, coffee, malt. Rich and earthy feel to it.

3.2
undercurrent25 (2203) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2017
Pours a black colour. Taste is of roast malts and quite smokey. Quite a nice tasting beer

3.8
Iznogud (4359) - CROATIA - FEB 3, 2016
Cask at the Commercial Inn, Dunfermline. Pours dark brown, tan head. Light carbonation. Roasty malted, chocolate, coffee, bitter dry finish.

3.5
nihtila (3913) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Cask at SRAF. Pours dark brown. Nose is dark and roasted malts, chocolate. Taste is quite smooth, dryish bitter, chocolate, light roast.

3.6
gowdy (1116) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2015
Cask pint at The Captain James Lang (JDW) in Dumbarton. More head than expected, which is off white.

3.5
mabuzzer (909) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2015
Cask at Sloans. Dark black with a thin, off white head. Liquorice aroma, flavour is dried fruit and a little spice

3.6
allmyvinyl (11026) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2015
Cask at the white lady. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate. Taste is rich, coffee, cocoa. Live balance of bitter and sweet on the finish.

3.8
Stuu666 (14843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Cask at cafe royale. Pours black, sweet chocolate, vanilla, dry and roasty, light fruit.

2.9
Beese (3210) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Cask at GBBF 2012. Poured a near black, with a dense beige head. Aroma was very hard to discern; some dark malt, spice and sweet fruit. Fairly light mouth feel. Liquorice and mild roast malt flavours, with caramel. Finish was burnt sugar, prunes and treacle.


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