overall
88
88
style
Brewed by Oakham
Style: Porter
Peterborough, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
Big, dark malt flavours in this almost black beer combine with a sweet, fruity hop taste to make this strong porter exceedingly drinkable for it’s strength.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (8446) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Cask @ CPK. The pour’s a hazy brown with a medium tan head. The nose is of light chocolate milk, some sweet nutella spread, light almond nut and earthy twigs. The taste is mild red fruits, earthy charred grain. Notes of sweet hazelnut spread. Creamy body with a lovely dry finish. Light and quite flavorful. Overall, a real winner. Nice one, Oakham!


3.2
Grumbo (4117) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2017
Cask at the St. Ives 'Booze on the Ouse' beer festival, 2017. Pours dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt, nut, citrus and dark fruits. Moderate sweetness and medium roasted bitterness. Light body, slight oily texture, soft to flat carbonation.

3.3
saxo (19531) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2017
Cask @ St Ives Boozeon the Ouse festival. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, licorice, chocolate, caramel and hops.

3.7
AshtonMcCobb (6953) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2017
On cask at the Hanging Bat.
Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn head.
Nose - rich chocolate and possibly some dried fruit.
Taste - more viscous chocolate and some prunes.
Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly balanced finish.
Overall - good porter.

3.3
theprof (1300) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2017
Cask. Malty with licorice notes. Pours ebony with white lace top. Average to good lacing. Taste has roasted malt, muted caramel flavours with dark fruit and a soft finish.

3.4
planky84 (3453) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2017
Cask at the Pelt Trader ,Cannon Street. Dark brown pour with a beige head. Chocolate, roasted spice, black pepper and coffee in the nose. Flavours of chocolate, coffee, toffee, caramel. Smoky finsih. Nice.

3.5
MrTipple (6570) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Fruity, dark, toasted grain malts, apples, dark berries. Clear, very dark brown, small, frothy, beige head. Light bitter. Very fruity, dark berries, sweet, dark malts, flat carbonation, medium bodied. Nice Porter, quite fruity throughout. Cask at Craft Beer Co, Islington.

3.7
Stuu666 (15056) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Cask at the bow bar. Pours black, nose is funky, biscuity, chocolate, taste is juicy blackcurrant, toffee, vanilla, chocolate.

3.4
mR_fr0g (13657) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2016
Cask gravity at the St Albans BEER festival 2016. A mahogany brown coloured pour with a lasting sticky beige head. Aroma is sweet nutty malts, cocoa, black malts, woodland berries. Flavour is composed of soft nutty malts malts, tangy red berries, cranberry, burnt cocoa. Little. Mineral. Palate is semi sweet, medium light, maybe a little thin, good cask condition. Decent drop.

3.7
Mr_Pink_152 (5638) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Tried this bad boy at the cardinals hat, Lincoln. Note to self. The cardinals hat in Lincoln is at the bottom on steep hill, which although in the very flat county of Lincolnshire, is well... steep, therefore the tables outside aren’t flat, next time try not to lightly bang my knee on table and send my beer half way down the hill. Anyway this beer has a Deep Ruby to black colour with a tan head, decent roasted and fruity aroma with a hoppy depth. Taste light sweet to roasted bitter finish. Decent body

3.5
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2016
Draught at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London. Dark almost black beer with a nice lasting beige head. Roasted caramel and chocolate aroma, fruity, grapes, citrus, some cocoa powder. Chocolate and grape flavor, licorice, oranges, caramel, some cocoa. Kinda simple but pleasant and drinkable.


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