overall
68
49
style
Brewed by Portobello Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
North Kensington, England

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (8358) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2017
(Draught at Oliver Twist, Stockholm, 29 Oct 2016) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with dark bread, chocolate and roasted malt. Malty, roasted taste with notes of dark bread, coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt and a balanced roasty bitterness. Medium body, with a slight sweetness. Tasty and well balanced porter. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (2462) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2017
Cask at The Bridge Street Ale House, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A deep brown colour with a thin beige head. Aroma of chocolate, some roasted malts, slight coffee and subtle vanilla. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, some dark fruits, a little coffee and subtle caramel. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, roasted bitterness in the finish. A pleasant porter with simple roasted malts and a subtle sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (7414) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2017
How: Cask.
Where: Oliver Twist, Stockholm.
Appearance: Almost black colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate, some hops.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, chocolate, fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (3000) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Cask Half Pint at London Drinker Beer Festival, London, March 2015 - Black in colour. Tan head. Malty; roasty malts, coffee, hint of chocolate. Moderately bitter roast malty. Dry bitter in the finish. Very drinkable. (2015-03-11)

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bbertels (467) - NORWAY - NOV 16, 2016
On tap at Museum Tavern, British Museum, London. Pleasant enough light-weight commercial porter.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2518) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Pours two fingers of head on a black body. Aroma is mild roasted malt. Taste is rich roasted malt, coffee bitterness and wood. Texture is softer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (14017) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2016
Cask at Willow Walk JDW. It pours near black with a bubbly tan head. The aroma is bitter - sweet, chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malt and malt loaf. The taste is bitter, earth roast, cocoa, coffee grounds, liquorice and some dark fruits (in particular plum) It finishes up plummy and roasty. Medium body and soft carbonation. decent enough porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (24637) - Tyres, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2016
Caskat Akkurat, Stockholm. Near black. Mild licorice aroma. Dryish with light body and well rounded mouthfeel. Light flavours of coffee, licorice and aniseed, notes of fudge. Growing somewhat resiny bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (2461) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2016
Cask @ Akkurat. Dark brown pour, small bubbly head. Chocolate nose, dark bitter chocolate and creamy toffee. Soft and mid-dry mouthfeel. Cocoa taste, dark bread, dark berries, ash and grass. Dry and mild bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (4567) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2016 Cask at the Plough and Harrow JDW, near-black with an off-white crema and light aromas of cream, coffee and red fruit. Dry and roasty, with a burnt bitterness, liquorice and a tart sour-plum edge. Not sure the latter is meant to be there, but it sort of works!


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