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Brewed by Okells
Style: Porter
Douglas, Isle of Man

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Regular. Cask: Occasional (originally a Wetherspoons special - May 2006).
This is a smoked Celtic porter, with an initial sweet flavour leading to a full-bodied silky-smooth liquorice on the palate and a bitter hop finish.
Hops used: Cascade, Willamette, Styrian Goldings.

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3.6
MrTipple (5956) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2017
Dark chocolate, sweet, dark, toasted malts, sweet, dark roast coffee, sweet, dark fruits. Hazy, very dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Dark chocolate, cacao, more sweet, dark malts, burnt toast, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Very nice Porter, rich, complex, very drinkable. Bottle from ShopRite, Ramsey.

3.4
john44 (3331) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Mar 2010 - Black in colour. Malty; roasty malts, mildly smokey, caramel, coffee, liquorice. Hoppy; grassy hops. Roast smokey malty throughout with a bitter hop finish. Very drinkable. (2010-03)

3.5
mabuzzer (896) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2016
500ml bottle from Ian’s travels. Deep dark brown with a small white head. Sweet, peat smoke aroma. Taste is sweet smoke and liquorice with chocolate notes. Decent.

3.7
massingasetta (761) - München, GERMANY - NOV 22, 2015
This is a Porter that perfects the art of a bitter stout type smoked sweet and hoppy beer. A beer that is heavy and smooth all in one. A real good beer from the Isle of Man.

3
Travlr (25778) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bootle from Iceland, hotel tasting. Deep brown color, small beige head. Aroma of fruity coffee. Taste is roasty coffee. OK.

4.1
Manslow (1809) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 19, 2015
UPDATED: APR 20, 2015 Butelka 0,5l Kolor prawie czarny, piana mocna kremowa. Aromat palonego słodu. Smak czekoladowy, palony słod, kremowe, miękkie doskonałe piwo. Dzięki Sępie.

3.8
blackisle (2758) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Opaque black, frothy and sticky tan head, recedes slowly to a nice layer, good sticky lacing; aroma of roasted and smoked malt, brown sugar, cocoa, dark chocolate, peat; taste medium sweet and bitter, roasted malt, medium body, creamy texture, maybe a tad watery, dry bitter aftertaste, earthy notes, some ash, bit of chocolate; pleasant smoked porter.

3.5
AshtonMcCobb (6858) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle from Crafty Pint. Appearance - close to opaque black with some red chinks. Decent head. Nose - charcoal, dry coffee. Taste - toffee and molasses. Freshly ground coffee on the end. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - yeah decent porter.

3.4
allmyvinyl (10932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
500ml bottle from Ashton McCobb. Pours dark brown, thin long lasting head. Aromas of light smoke, coffee, touch of dark chocolate, charcoal. Taste is more smoke. Thin finish, good start...

3.5
Stuu666 (14563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at appellation. Pours deep brown, nose is smoked cheese, chocolate , taste is sweet, dry, toffee, finish is flat.


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