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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our secret weapon. A fulsome, winsome strong ale. A deep copper tinged brew for the true aficionado, longer fermentation and thrice hopping bring about a complex soft bitterness allied to a malt induced sweetness with the characteristic oily Fuggles hop perfume. Not just for students. Once "stuffed" savour the flavour of a glass as a digestif... True "Aroma-therapy".

Grain: Pale Malt, Roast Barley, Black Malt, Flaked Barley.
Hops: Galena, Nugget, East Kent Goldings.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11981) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
cloudy amber, smooth offwhite head. flowery aroma, caramelly. flavor is nutty, caramelly, bitter hoppy,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (13073) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2011
At Kolding Ølmesse. Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, fruit and herbal hops. Sweet caramel malty flavour. Some alcohol noticed. Bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2011
Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruity and flowery hop. Flavour follows the nose.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (12270) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Beermerchants.com
Clear dark caramel colour with a big, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has toasted caramel, a hint of chocolate, light vinious, a bit of fruity hops. Medium carbonation, good creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is deep caramel, quite toasted, bordering on roasted, some chocolate, fairly dry and bitter finish. Grainy and slightly hoppy. Vinious and warming. A nice drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 18, 2011
draft @ redlight redlight. Spicy fruity aroma with hints of caramel malts. Pours a reddish amber with a thick white head. Very malty with mild molasses notes and caramel malts with some feint vinous notes with spicy hops. Not bad. Rich malty beer, very barley wine-like.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyit (3790) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2011
Tap. Reddish copper of color with a beige head. An aroma of malt, bread, bisquit, apples and sweets. A flavor of bread, plastic, dry and flat.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (8404) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear mahogany with a big frothy off-white head. Malty aroma. Taste is full of dried fruits, some fresh mints supporting the malty body towards the end, which is moderate bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15724) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottle @ Kolding Ølmesse , 2011. Pours clear copper with a white head. Pepper, alcohol, fruit and hops. Medium bodied. Dry end

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (8059) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2011
Pours clear, streaming bronze with a dense white head. Aroma boiled sweets (Werthers, Murray Mints) with a waxy, carob-like note I get from some rauchbiers. Strong red apple flavour that isn’t unpleasant but a little overwhelming; hints of biscuit, nuts, a medicinal cherry Tunes bitterness..and lots of alcohol. Hard going- not the pick of the Porterhouse beers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (10130) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2011
Bottle. Bronze with an off-white head. Aromas are berries with woody notes and soft spices. Vinous with red wine notes. Some musty vinegar aspects. Flavours are toffee and berries with spices. Quite dry with a peppery, yeasty, earthy finish. Some grapefruit bitterness. Decent.


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