Bill Becker (1910) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 3, 2017 Thechasm442 (1006) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle, bottled 9/7/02 served in a Duvel tulip. Pours a rich black with a thick. dark tan head that takes forever to shrink down and leaves ok lacing. Aroma is roasted malts, oak, raisins, molasses, and a sharp hoppiness. Taste is more malts. Roasted barley, smoke, wood, and somewhat piney hops dominate. There is coffee and bakers chocolate as well. Mouthfeel is medium and alcohol is well hidden. It drinks like a porter meets black ipa. Real good.
From Feb 2008 Fatehunter (2622) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2017
I bought this bottle from South Bay Drugs & Liquors. Thanks Joey!
Another adventurous dive into the world of Port Brewing. Here goes:
A very nice pour with about an inch of foam and apitch black colour. The foam quickly recedes and there's not much lacing going on.
Lots of dark fruit in the smell with good side notes of toffee and burnt malt.
Taste wise, the first thing I notice is the fruit... Plum and dark cherries, followed by raisins, toffee, a touch of chocolate, vanilla, and there's that bourbon, though I don't think it's going to take center stage after more sips but I could be wrong.
Further sips in and the bourbon just hangs around in the background and that's fine by me as the fruitiness of this Strong Ale has all my attention and deservedly so. I notice the cherries the most when I swish the beer in my mouth and dog gone it, I'm doing that more often than I normally do with a beer. Stop it, Bill! ;^)
I'd say it has a medium mouthfeel and the carbonation is lightly done and it finishes with a slight tartness(from the hops?) This is a high quality and very complex brew and is pretty darned drinkable despite the 10%abv(read: hidden very well) I'd gladly drink it again. The only thing I'm wondering is...how is the Older Viscosity going to stack up against this? I think it will be a tough act to follow..
Looks great with two fingers of tan head on a black body. piwnanuta (237) - Warsaw, POLAND - OCT 17, 2017
Aroma leads with milk and dark chocolate, then licorice and coffee round it out.
Taste is surprisingly mellow. Good flavors of chocolate sweetness and mild coffee bitter, hint of licorice. This bottle has been resting for couple years now.
Texture is smooth and soft.
Whisky, czekolada, karmel. Ciemne owoce. Likierowate. Drewniane. Smakowało motzno. rami_pl (4569) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 15, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking an Old Viscosity by Port Brewing Company at Metro Wawrzyszew The_Osprey (9343) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2017
Taki normals bardzo sympatyczny. Bez wrazen wielkich ale bardzo sympatycznie pijalne
September 2017 - Dusty 1 (American) pint bottle at home in Richmond as 'Port Brewing Old Viscosity', 10%, a few years old - not sure how old exactly but could be as old as 2010. Watching Ulster v Scarlets. Opaque black with a huge dense foamy brown head. Aroma is creamy plain chocolate, deeply chocolatey, chocolate hobnobs. Body is rounded with tingly carbonation. Taste is dark chocolate, spicy, earthy, burnt biscuits, nice floral hop. Very drinkable for the ABV, and has held up well with age (probably due to the level of hops). Dangerous. I liked it more and more the more drunk it made me. (8-4-8-4-16=4.0)
OminouSC2 (925) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2017
Black color, large brown head. Light roasted aromas with dark fruit, iron, syrup, oak, malt and smoked meat. Roasted and bitter taste with alcohol, smoke, wood, earth, smoked meat and hops. Medium bitter finish. Aftertaste reminds me of a black IPA. Kiezmar (845) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 18, 2017
Butelka. Pusto w aromacie, nieco karmelu i klepki. W smaku trochę dębiny, nieco torfowe (?!). Fules (1397) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 10, 2017
(542 nap) Hatalmas, szivacsos, sokáig kitartó barna hab, egészen sötétbarna szín. Csokis, kakaós, aszalt gyümölcsös illatok. Fekete csokis, kakaóporos, kávés ízvilág, enyhe aszaltszilvás aromával és markáns fűszeres vonással. Nehézsúlyú versenyző, enyhe szénsavtartalommal és erős keserűvel. Finom, de nekem túl erős a pörkölésből eredő keserűje. murran (691) - - MAY 25, 2017
Pours a dark body with a beige head. Aroma of syrup and plums. Malty taste with tones of bread.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone zbyszek_cz (134) - POLAND - MAY 10, 2017
Najpierw zacznę od wad. Metalicznosc wyraźna, dosyć wkurzająca. Alkohol dosyć wyczuwalny ale nie spirytusowy. Teraz plusy. Wali w czerep! W taki pozytywny sposób. Ostre, karmelowe, słodowe. Rozgrzewa. Sporo dojrzałych owoców.Charakterne. Ciekawe piwo, albo polubisz albo odrzuci.