Brewed by Meantime (Asahi)
Style: Baltic Porter
Greenwich, England


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RATINGS: 555   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Cold fermented and lagered. Only available in 330ml bottles.
"Porter style Ale. Chocolate and beer! Are we Mad? Wed rather say passionate. We marry the soothing flavour of this complex malt barley grist with a hint of dark chocolate. This is a beer for your more self-indulgent moments. Great for lazy afternoons or long evenings, it is best served chilled with your feet up, watching the sun go down. Like we say chilled."
"A silky-smooth suppertime beer, created using dark malts and chocolate. Pronounced vanilla notes fuse the chocolate and malts together to give a rich, warming, flavour that also works well as a complement to fruity desserts, summer puddings and autumn berries."

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mross (169) - Vienna, - SEP 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a muddy medium black with light brown head. Chocolate aroma with hints of vanilla. Flavour of malt and milk chocolate. Slightly too sweet. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeardedAvenger (552) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2017
Bottle at PoW, Farnborough. More coffee in the aroma than chocolate. Also a sour yeastyness. Dark cola brown. Thin off-white head. Initial bitterness. Then the a chocolate maltyness comes through. Light bodied. Watery. Prickly carbonation. Long astringent finish. Alright. Goes down easily enough but nothing special. Finish could be less astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
john44 (2928) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle. Very bitter dark chocolate and roasted or burnt malts combine in an unusual beer. OK. Drinkable. (2008)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ritzn (1107) - GERMANY - JAN 2, 2017
Dark brown with little beige head. Aroma is chocolate, moccha, brown sugar, lacto. Taste is quite bitter with only a little milk chocolate sweetness. A little spicy and not so smooth with still ok drinkability. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ngunity (157) - - JAN 1, 2017
Drank after many others so needs re-review. Very strong chocolate aroma and taste

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
bart87sc (3) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2016 does not count
strong chocolate aroma, dark brown colour, long finisch, not to bitter, ideal to deserts, palate almost doesnt exist, totaly very good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (5079) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 31, 2016
33cl bottle as a gift. Pours dark mahogany with a fairly modest beige head. Chocolate aroma is fairly intense and dominating. Malty and slighlty roasty with lots of dark chocolates, hints of vanilla and dark fruits. Medium sweet and rather chocolaty with a light bitterness. A bit thinner than expected, but a pleasant dessert beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theSlipperyPen (280) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2016
Deep ruby pour with a soapy brown grey head. Powdered cappuccino on the nose with a lactic sweetness. Dry ashy hops. In the mouth, its very much on the instant coffee and liquorice side of things, but quite one toned and cheap. Finishes on that lactic sweetness, which makes this one drink a bit like a milk stout. Overly sweet, forced carbonation seal the deal and its not one Im planning on taking up again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrBishop (57) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2016
Bottle at The Catherine Wheel, Henley on Thames. Dark brown. Nice looking for a bottled porter. Strong chocolate taste and aroma. Slight carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchad56 (427) - - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle - dark brown with hint of red. Small creamy looking tan head. Strong chocolate aroma. Very slight ting on tongue. Strong chocolate tasting, decent sweet bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3842) - Weelde, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2016
Along with Yves at his home black colored body with a off white head and a malt chocolate aroma a malt hops chocolate sweet alcholic bitter taste with a slight bitter finish

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