Brewed by Luckie Ales
Style: Imperial Porter
Fife, Leven, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Bottled, special
Resurrection beers are repilcas of brews from the distant past, which exist only in brewing archives. XXP Export Porter was last brewed by Younger of Edinburgh in 1841, at a time when they were exporting to North and South America, Canada and Australia. This beer is a full-bodied porter similar to Russian Imperial Stout. It is black, well-hopped and has an intense smoked, coffee flavour.

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melonfarmer's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
melonfarmer (13) - - MAR 24, 2013
Very dark brown almost black / Great lasting head / Aroma-I really get the dry yeast coming through, coffee, burnt / Taste - really nice roast, coffee, not too much alcohol coming through. Nice.

Stuu666 (15248) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, sherry fruits, taste is dry, roasted, prickly.

Scottishchris (754) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
500ml bottle from Cornelius bought way back. Gyle 100. Bb may 2014. Brown black, big foamy head that settles to creamy tan. Soft coffee, light caramel, chocolate. Softer fizz than I remember from first tasting. Mellow chocolate, sweet wood, mild bitterness. Wish I'd kept another bottle or two!!

fonefan (52378) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As Luckie Ales XXP Porter ].
Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, coffee, tart malt - coffee, light soy sauce. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, soy sauce, licorice, chocolate, roasted, earthy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

zacgillbanks (5661) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle from Cornelius Beer, Edinburgh. An inky black beer that pours with a large foamy brown head. It has very strong coffee and chocolate flavours, very strong roasted and leather notes and more bitter coffee and chocolate on the finish. Excellent!

mr_h (6060) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2013
500ml bottle from Cornelius, Edinburgh - very dark brown near black, good beige head, roasted malty aroma, no lacing, coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol, faintest hint of smokiness, oily texture

JohnRMurdoch (5150) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 26, 2013
500ml bottle from Cornelius shared with mr_h. Very dark brown, big foamy head. Treacle toffee malt aroma. Sharp and sweet spicy treacle malt flavour. Strong viscous alcohol aftertaste. A bit sickly & unbalanced.

Scopey (16274) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle at home. Slow gusher. It pours black with a gigantic tan head. The nose is coffee, earth, dark chocolate, nuts and salted liquorice. The taste is rich-roast, coffee grinds, dark chocolate, nuts, toast, salted caramel, with a dry, roasty finish. Medium-full body, high carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Its all about dark chocolate covered nuts. Interesting, flavoursome and good depth. Delicious.

AshtonMcCobb (7029) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2013
A shared 50cl bottle @ allmyvinyl’s homebrew gathering. This ticks all the boxes you’d expect from the style but at this strength I’d want something that has more layers of flavour. There’s a lot of dark chocolate and coffee.

allmyvinyl (11182) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2013
500ml bottle shared at home. Dark brown with a big tan head, a bit over-carbonated, and prickly on the palate because of that. Initially very fresh-tasting, but lots of toffee and chocolate and coffee coming through as it warms up. A woody note towards the end. Not bad.

nimsk (14) - SCOTLAND - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle from Cornelius, Edinburgh. Very dark, very rich. Quite strong, dry coffee hoppiness. Perhaps a little too gassy, but nonetheless excellent for a cold autumn evening!

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