Little Creatures Single Batch Mr. Obadiah

Formerly brewed at Little Creatures Brewing (Lion Co.)
Style: Porter
Fremantle, Australia


on tap


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
When the temperature drops, rain beats down and wind swirls around dark alleys, we seek out the comfort of the local tavern. Swathed in warm dim light, your hands wrapped around a rich, chocolaty English Porter, you can let your mind drift and heart beat slow. Mr Obadiah Rye Porter is a respectful nod to aged ales and our brewing forebears who were inspired to put pen (or quill) to paper. Expect spice from the malted rye, dark, nutty notes and a clean finish worth writing home about...

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Travlr (25544) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Clear maroon color, small tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted brownies. Taste is lightly spiced brownies and cocoa. Needs a bit more rye.

Leighton (21869) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle shared during the satellite Travlr 10K tasting at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Pours rich brown with a frothy, tan head. Rich brown bread and chocolate in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor with subtle roast character, toasted brown bread, pleasant cocoa. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and a lightly creamy mouthfeel. Sweet finish with mellow ripening berries and milk chocolate. Nice enough.

Theydon_Bois (20199) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle thanks to Wingmanwillis, shared at the satellite 10K tasting CBC Clerko, 19/08/14. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a moderate tan covering that dissipates to spotting and edgework. Nose is roasted malts, cocoa rub, earthy, brown bread, dark toffee. Taste comprises chocolate, fruit loaf, tangy dark fruits, light roast, chocolate cake. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with roasted tones. Ok porter.

Oakes (18200) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Dark brown, chocolatey, lightly spicy aroma. Mostly chocolate on the palate, w light spice and chewiness. Good brew. Only a little bit of rye.

Scopey (15281) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle big thanks to Dave! It pours dark brown with a small beige head. The nose is toasty brown sugar, wood, roasted malt, coffee and dirt. The taste is toasty, earth, coffee, burnt fruit cake, caramel, espresso, wood and light alcohol with a bitter, roasty finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Solid.

mR_fr0g (12923) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle share at the satellite 10k tasting at the craft clerko. Caramel brown clear coloured pour with a lasting halo of light tan head. Aroma is caramel, light metal, rusty penny, berry and raisin fruit. Flavour is dirty berry, choc and caramel malt, nice dirty berry. Palate is medium sweet, highish slightly chalky carbonation. Pretty good

gnoff (10713) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
Draught as a pot size at Embassy Craft Beer Bar, Brisbane. On July 23, 2013.
As "Little Creatures Single Batch Mr. Obadiah Rye Porter" at 6.9% ABV.
Clear very deep red to black color, brown nice head. Sweet, spicy, roasted, smooth taste. Roasted aftertaste. Smooth, full, thick mouthfeel. Medium bitterness. Sweet, malty, roasted scent. Plenty of lacing left on the glass.
Very nice!

jackl (8271) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle @ Travlr’s Satellite 10k Shindig. Cheers to whoever brought this along. Brown oily pour. Medium white head. Nose is relatively robust. Chocolate. A bit of soy sauce. Burnt toast. Taste is similar. Umami. Salty chocolate. Toast. Plenty of ash. Dry with a slick oily finish. Medium body, soft carb.

mkel07 (6212) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Emporium June 2013. Decent porter with black colour and hints of vanilla and toffee. Long dry finish.

hawthorne00 (4034) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 14, 2013 Bottle. Pretty much black with a beige head that laces well and never disappears. Earthy aroma with bread crusts, spiced chocolate, coffee, hazelnuts. Silky mouthfeel, medium-bodied. Not very sweet at all, with overdone breadcrusts, coffee, nuts, chocolate, grass. A fair bit of bitterness that lingers with spicy rye notes at the very dry end. Started around 11C and really grew on me as it warmed. Complex, original, very well balanced. Cue Etta James. [3.9]

Overt rye spiciness fading a bit. Can’t say I mind. Very fine drop indeed.

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