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


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RATINGS: 564   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? We’d 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Creedence (309) - Montreal, Quebec, - APR 22, 2013
330ml bottle at Porterhouse Cork. Pours a beautiful dark brown, bordering on black with a thin but very long-lasting beige head. Aroma is a nice blend of oak, coffee and rich chocolate. Taste is a light burnt bitterness and a strong sugary sweetness. Comparable to a very sugary mocha. There are some redeeming qualities in the chocolate flavour, but it leans a bit more on the chocolate syrup side rather than chocolate malt. Thick and overcarbonated in the mouthfeel, leaves a syrupy chocolate aftertaste. Rests quite heavily on the stomach too, I found. Hugely disappointed with this one, I liked my previous Meantime (IPA) and I generally like chocolate stouts, but this just did not do it for me.

dzurek (124) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUL 23, 2017
Piwo wypite przed zalozeniem konta na RateBeer. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnien z degustacji.

robinshute123 (34) - Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2017
This is a very well crafted dark chocolate porter, but ofcorse it’s goid, it is meantime :) nice chocolate and cocoa flavour and a very slight coffee and vanilla aftertaste. This is a very good porter, up there with the best!

Rubin77 (2128) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 23, 2017
F: medium size, light tanned, average retention. C: dark brown, clear against the light. A: malty, chocolate, cocoa, ground coffee. T: malty, chocolate, cocoa, molasses, coffee, dry on the palate, medium body, low to medium carbonation, good, enjoyed, 33cl bottle from Waitrose in Canary Wharf, London.

mike_77 (6673) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2017
Clear dark brown colour. Aroma and flavour have an abundance of chocolate and vanilla. Not overly sweet though so it maintains a good level of drinkability.

McSherman (684) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2017
dunekelbraun, elicht rötlich mit hellem Schaum. Geruch malzig schokoladig. Geschmack malzig, vollmundig, deutliche nicht übertriebene oder künstlich wirkende Schokoladenaromen. Sanftes Mundegefühl. Tolles Dessertbier.

beton (618) - Tarnobrzeg, POLAND - MAY 4, 2017
Piwo skonsumowane. Ocena na podstawie retrospekcji w celu uzupełnienia profilu.

dutchdarthvader (188) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2017
Ik heb deze gedronken onder de naam Meantime Chocolate Porter maar wordt hier naar toe doorverwezen. Hij doet iig zijn naam eer aan je ruikt al de chocola als je wilt drinken. Schuimt goed met veel fijne koolzuur belletjes en blijft hierdoor redelijk goed aan het glas plakken. De schuim is dan ook niet meteen weg. Heeft een mooie donkere rode kleur van chocolade. Proeft naar chocola en ook wat naar koffie. Niet echt bitter maar dat hoeft ook niet bij zo’n expliciet biertje. Verrassend en overall de smaak van chocola is gewoon sterk aanwezig. Op internet valt te achterhalen dat het in 2007 als beste chocolade biertje ter wereld is verkozen. Nou dat geloof ik ook wel. Ook voor niet chocolade liefhebbers een goeie keuze. Het is gewoon een smaakvol biertje tenzij je er een allergie op chocola na houdt.

Korcz (3390) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 19, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Wodnisty, nudny, acz mocno czekoladowy. Trochę jak taki wyrób czekoladopodobny.

gyhallmanti (519) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Pours a pitchblack colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, light hop, dark hops, mocca, caramel. Taste is fairly sweet, light bitter with a medium bitter finish. Notes of caramel, roasted malts, dark malts, chocolate, caramel, mocca, coffee. Texture is fizzy, medium to light bodied with lively carbonation

BeardedAvenger (799) - 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.

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