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Brewed by Porterhouse
Style: English Strong Ale
Dublin, Ireland

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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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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2.5
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 25, 2005
(Covent Garden Location, London) Clear copper body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, ligt peat. Sticky medium-full body.

3.7
HenrikSoegaard (14101) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
Bottle. Creamy snowwhite excellent fully lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Nice grassy notes. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

3.4
Drake (13654) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle shared at a private tasting. Pours a clear copper with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of toffee, chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla, mild fruits. The taste is toffee, caramel, citrus hop. Medium bodied, mild heat.

3.1
Christian (13605) - 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.

3.4
Dogbrick (12936) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Sample at Porterhouse Central. This brew pours a deep amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes slowly. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of malt, caramel and fruit. Medium body with flavors of caramel malt, ripe fruit and a some hops in the background. The finish is sweet with a pale malt aftertaste. Decent all around.

3.4
Rune (12623) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 1, 2008
Draught strong ale served at a perfect drinking temperature at Porterhouse, London. An off-white foamy head over a shining mahogany body. Malty to the nose. Solid taste of dark and dried fruits on a malty backbone. Bitter endnotes. Almost full bodied (full pint shared with Geir, 05.08.2008).

3.5
thewolf (12535) - 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.

3.2
Camons (12317) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, sweet fruity hops, apricot and peach - pretty nice, but very sweet. Taste ismalty, caramel, sweet tropical fruit, lightly bitter fruity hops. Medium body, soft carbonation. 100712

3.3
Pinball (12063) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2011
cloudy amber, smooth offwhite head. flowery aroma, caramelly. flavor is nutty, caramelly, bitter hoppy,

3.4
slowrunner77 (11930) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"so far my favorite of the 3 porterhouse beers i’ve had. great balance between sweet and slightly nutty and roasted malt, and fruity, citrus and slightly bitter hops. really opens up nicely."


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