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


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RATINGS: 568   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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
note666 (1316) - Eindhoven, - FEB 8, 2013
2013 - 02 - 08 330ml bottle. dark brown colour. small tan head. bit roasty, chocolate aroma. light bitter taste.

90 (946) - BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2018
Thanks Kraddel. Old bottle... so I can't really make a fair judgment. Oxidized.

puredelusion (436) - Lviv, UKRAINE - JAN 4, 2018
0.3 bottle. Pours dark brown color with medium to high off-white, mostly lasting head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, malts. Medium sweet, light to medium bitter flavor, chocolate. Finish is medium long with light chocolate bittersweet. Clear, medium body, soft carbonation.

jmgreenuk (10363) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 31, 2017
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Poured a clear medium brown with a frothy off white head. The aroma is sweet malt, lactose, sweet milk chocolate. The flavour is moderate sweet with a smooth, yet slightly watery, roast, liquorice hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Improved greatly when it had had a little air.

p0urmeac0ld0ne (413) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - DEC 8, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2017 Review from memory. Not something that I would return to. Had a bottle once is Wetherspoon and that was enough. Very sweet, almost novelty.

wilde_joost59 (343) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2017
Bottle at home. Deep brown coor, good beige head. Lots of chocolate in the aroma and taste. For me this would be a nice beer at a dessert with vanila ice cream.

basjansen14 (475) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2017
Black coloured porter with brown shining through it and a cream coloured head. Aroma: sweet, fruity, candy and some roast Taste: chocolate, coffee, some vanilla and sweet.

livingasghosts (34) - London, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2017 Delicious dark chocolate aroma. Chocolate and latte on taste. Medium body, light carbonation. Great beer. Great way to finish the evening.

sebsky (389) - ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2017
330 ml bottle,bb 28/09/2018. Dark mahogany,clear,beige head. Nose - chocolate in front then caramel,coffee and some dark fruit. Taste - dark chocolate,roasted malt,light bitterness. A little bit too watery.

Gangstergafje (1349) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2017
26-09-2017; bottle; at Jofel, Rotterdam. The looks of the beer are very nice. It looks like a perfect Porter. The color of the beer is an extremely dark brown, almost black. The beer is to dark to say anything about the clarity. On top of je beer a nice layer of almond colored foam is formed. Foam retention is avarage. After a while only a thin drape is left. Nice. The smell of the beer is nice. It has a good Porter aroma. There are a lot of chocolate aromas. I smell strong chocolate, which is clear and pure. Besides the chocolate there are nice aromas of caramel and coffee, but mainly chocolate. There is also nice touch of hops, giving some fruitiness, but he main aroma is chocolate. Nice. The taste of the beer is also nice. It is less chocolaty than the smell though. There are some flavors of caramel and coffee, but still the chocolate is the strongest. There are some slightly stronger hops. They give some nice fruity bitters. The beer is well balanced. Nice. The palate is fine. Full body, slightly sticky texture and low carbonation. The finish contains nice chocolate flavors and a nice hoppy bitterness. A very good beer, I like it.

Soupordean (97) - 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

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