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Brewed by Mohawk Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Göteborg, Sweden

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black Rocket är en Porter i modern amerikansk stil. Det är en mycket fyllig och smakrik öl med rostade toner av kaffe, choklad och en aning lakrits som balanseras av en komplex maltighet med inslag av bröd, kakor och karamell. Ovanpå detta har stora mängder aromahumle använts som ger toner av gräs, nötter, och citrusfrukt. Receptet är inspirerat av de stora fylliga och humlerika pubölen på amerikas västkust, och har sedan kompletterats med mer rostad malt för att göra en porterversion i denna stil. Vi har använt åtta olika maltsorter och amerikansk och kontinental humle i denna kraftiga Porter.
2009-2010, 2014 brewed at Slottskällans Bryggeri. 2012 brewed at de Proef brewery. From 2015 brewed at own plant at Vega Bryggeri.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (15378) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2010
Bottle, 5.5%. Quite fruity aroma, a little sourish/grassy hop notes. Almost black colour. Small stable light brown head. The flavour is mildly sweet, has a little coffee and cream. Not so bitter. Very flavourful for ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (6727) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 8, 2010
(Bottle at Pikkulintu) Poured black with medium sized and light brown head. Aroma contained sourness, hops, coffee and liquorice. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, roastedness, coffee, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was ashy and bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (6105) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Bottle thanks to Todeon! Pours dark brown with a two finger fizzy brownish orange head. The aroma is roasted and lactic with a touch of coffee and blackberries. The flavor is roasted and soapy with a dry start then comes a distinct brown sugar sweetness on the tip of the tongue. Very nice soft mouthfeel. It rounds out dry and nutty with roasted coffee beans and a soapy, bitter finish. A very flavorful porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8006) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2010
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, 13 March 2010) Black colour with creamy, pale brown head. Malty, roasted nose with coffee, liquorice and dark chocolate. Malty, roasted (almost burnt) taste with notes of black coffee and dark chocolate. Medium body, smooth and creamy. Balanced sweetness and a gentle cocoa bitterness. Well balanced and tasty beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (2131) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2010
Bottle: Dark red/black colour, nice head. Aroma of lots of fruits, citrus, dark choclate,caramely, butter and a nice hopy nose in the end. Flavor had a smouth mouthfeeling of dry fruits, choclate and a nice citric/coffee ending. Medium body and a medium fruity/coffee finish. Nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Croff (164) - Ostra Sonnarslov, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2010
Pours near black. beige head fading to a lace. Aroma of caramel, coffee, rye bread,sweet. Caramel, coffee, roast flavor. Dry, coffee, bitter cocoa.bit of smoke finish. Well rounded. Smooth. Although this brew has a lower ABV than many others, I think more alcohol would hurt the flavor of this one. It is a very good brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilsnerrogge (2865) - Finspång, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2010
Bottled:
Colour is black, head is big and rocky. Aroma is coffee and chocolate with some sour hints. Well balanced roasted flavour with more coffee and chocolate, also some liquorice. Best beer from Slottskällan in a good while.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2010
Black with some brownish head. Aroma and flavor is from coffee and dark chocolate. Also some liquorice. Smooth and well balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2010
Bottle from Systembolaget. Foamy, lacing, light brown cream head. Body is opaque black. Strong aroma of coffee ground and roast. Spiced hops and burnt caramel notes. Full malt body. Roasted, with a coffee accent, and a nice lingering chocolatey touch. Extremely well-bodied for a 5.5% beer. Creamy in the mouth. Ends up with a pleasant roasted-malty bitterness. Awesome beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wkalle (263) - SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2010
Pours coffee black with a medium sized fluffy and creamy head. Aroma is toffee and coffee with a lactic sour touch. Coffee and roasted caramel with a citrus acidity in flavor. Wonderful finish. A great beer!


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