overall
97
99
style
Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 550ml clear glass bottles.
"Very dark, fairly full in body and packed with flavor. Intense, dry tangy character of roasted barley."
Ingredients: Malt, cane sugar, roasted barley, hops, carbon dioxide.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (192) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2012
550ml. Pours black with creamy head. Nice carbonation. Aroma of chocolate. Taste of roasted malts. Very balanced and smooth. Very good Porter ----Hophaze out


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5414) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 3, 2016
12 oz single bottle from Mollys Spirits. Black appearance with a lacy tan head. Aroma of roasted grain, light caramel malt, vanilla, chocolate and light coffee. Similar flavor, rich, dark and malty with a lingering bittersweet finish. Light to medium body with soft carbonation and a smooth, creamy feel. Solid porter overall.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1440) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass at Taco Mac in Atlanta. The appearance is a dark black with a small tan head. The aroma is roasted malt. Has a great roasted malt flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
felip989 (180) - So Paulo, BRAZIL - NOV 24, 2016
Dark brown with a medium beige head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, dried and red fruits, earthy notes and some wood. Taste is chocolate, caramel, dried fruits, some sugar and wood. Bittersweet aftertaste. Delicious Porter!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aleigator (831) - GERMANY - NOV 13, 2016
Pours pitch black with a big, fluffy beige head. Smells of milk chocolate, fudge, earth and dried raisins. Roasted hazelnuts mingle into a pleasant malt foundation, which produces a nice sweetness. Has a soft carbonation, together with a very light, slighty metallic mouthfeel among a good amount of fluffy cream and chocolate. Tastes of rustic bread dough, earth and toffee malts with a glazed caramel topping, soothed by cream and a metallic carbonation. Finishes with even more cream and a subtle tartness among scented wood. Very light, creamy and chocolate driven with a strange metallic carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewTom (612) - - OCT 25, 2016
Black opaque with creamy brown head. Sweet chocolate & cinnamon nose. Smooth, carbonated palate releasing dark chocolate flavours. Easy drinking & luscious. Rated by BrewTom

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
peponi (1580) - Hannover, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2016
Aroma: burnt malt, bitter chocolate, roasted dark malts. Appearance: black color and creamy head. Taste: low bitterness, roasted dark malts, coffee, slightly acid, burnt malts, dry. Palate: low body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Really good London Porter, nice roasted notes.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tjomleif (164) - NORWAY - SEP 30, 2016
355ml bottle. Black with a big tan head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet nutty, fruit and candy flavors.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caribou43 (711) - Lausanne and Lima, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2016
I bought this bottle at the drink of the world in Zrich and I drank it after the job yesterday at home like a dessert. In my point of view, it is a decent porter, all the things that you could expect. The body is a powerful brown and black chocolate, thin foam, average carbonation. The taste is with notes of roasted malt, coffee, hop, decent bitterness, overall well balanced and classical.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (875) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2016
Pours black with high beige foam. Aroma is sourish sweet, kiwi, fruits, freshness, some cream, light toast, grapes, berry pie. Taste is also refreshing, very fruity, grapes, some toasted white bread, berries. Very nice beer!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
labeerinthum (609) - Milano, ITALY - SEP 9, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2016 Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso ritrova il caff. Lintensit olfattiva normale e la persistenza olfattiva corta. Il cappello di schiuma ha una buona tenuta ed il bicchiere si contorna di una schiuma di un pizzo che ti invita ad essere un compagno complice di bevute. Le bollicine soni fini e medie. La carbonazione abbondante. Le bollicine sono fini. La carbonazione abbondante, persistente ed insistita. Il colore scuro impenetrabile. Il corpo strutturato. Il dolce medio, come lamaro. Lintensit gustativa normale e la persistenza gustativa buona. Il gusto piacevole. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di pronta beva. Il finale lungo, pulito, complesso ed asciutto. Il retrogusto persistente. Laroma in bocca riporta sentori di caramello, miele, cioccolato, caff e frutta secca.


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