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

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RATINGS: 559   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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Cconners' rating

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cconners (11) - Tauranga, - MAY 6, 2008
On a recent trip to Welly I found a great little shop called Rumble’s they had a great range of import and domestic beers. I picked up a few bottles that Rumble himself suggested. This one was great smells of dark chocolate and roasted malts with a delicate creamy head. Tastes like milk chocolate with hints of roasted malt, a delicate bitterness ,and not overly sweet. Mouth feel is medium and silky with a pleasant lingering finish. Great beer! I hope I can find this beer in the North Island.


3
Soupordean (86) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2017
Very bitter dark chocolate and roasted or burnt malts combine in an unusual beer. OK. Drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
carlom (72) - ITALY - SEP 3, 2017
Colore scuro, schiuma compatta e persistente. Al naso malti tostati e cioccolato. Al palato predomina il cioccolato, caffè. Corpo leggero, con una carbonazione alta per il tipo di birra, dove il cioccolato predomina. Una porter che si beve facilmente anche nei mesi caldi.

3.7
Maits (556) - ESTONIA - AUG 23, 2017
Dark brown beer with thick beige head. Aroma is full of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is nice sweet chocolate and vanilla with little bitter ending. Nice warming and enjoyable beer.

3.5
radassace (388) - SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours dark cherry with a beige head. Nose is like a room temperature hot chocolate with some roasted malts. Medium mouth feel. Lots of chocolate. milk chocolate. Perhaps a bit too much. Roasted malts, milkshake and milky coffee and a slight bitter finish on the taste. Decent.

3.8
AleRider78 (1388) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2017
Enjoyed a bottle at Bistro L’Autre Oeil, Aylmer. Pours a thin brownish foamy head but goes away after a bit. Has a very dark brown appearance. Ok lacing. Nice mild aromas of chocolate and dark roasted malts and light vanilla notes. Flavours of mocha, chocolate and roasted malts. Some notes of caramel and a bit of vanilla in the finish. Medium retention. Wet mouthfeel, light creaminess. Very good. :)

2.3
schavuitje (274) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2017 Geurend naar chocolade mout en ook in de smaak met bittere de poeder hinten ; aardig gelukt

3.1
dzurek (290) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUL 23, 2017
Piwo wypite przed zalozeniem konta na RateBeer. Ocena wystawiona na podstawie wspomnien z degustacji.

4.2
robinshute123 (53) - 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!

3.4
Rubin77 (2406) - 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.

3.6
mike_77 (6882) - 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.


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