Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Porter
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 2213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cckevin (44) - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA - FEB 20, 2003
Nice thick creamy tan head that laced it's way down the glass to the very end. Clear and dark pour, no noticable cloudiness or particles. Very good aroma, sweet. Nice creamy feel in the mouth that leaves a pleasant coating after you swallow. Seemed a bit sweet overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
boe1973 (2) - NORWAY - FEB 19, 2017 does not count
En god porter, litt mildere enn andre. En l kose seg med. Begynte p fem grader, ble bedre da den ble varmere.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PanMarek (352) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Opaque, deep brown color with beige, creamy foam that lasts. Lots of malt and toasted barley in the nose with some chocolate and some fruity notes. Touches of bitterness and maybe a little tart too. The taste is slightly less sweet as the bitter roasted barley comes out. There is a dryness to it as well. Medium body, smooth, little fizz.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclefrito62 (203) - Stow, Ohio, USA - FEB 10, 2017
12 ounce bottle at home. You can smell the roasted coffee and sugar in this very smooth beer. Medium bodied and some sweetness to this lightly carbonated beer. This is a really nice and drinkable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (2660) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle. Very dark brown to black in colour. Very malty (espresso coffee, dusty dark chocolate, roast malts). Fruity (dark fruits, raisins). Full-bodied beer with intense dry tangy chocolaty character. Sweetish, ending in a slight hop bitterness. Very drinkable. Lovely Porter. (2011-07-20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumpelmies (164) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2017
Bottle. Black with a shade of brown. Small head. Aroma of barley and roasted malts. Minimal vinous and fruity. Taste is malts, dark chocolate, cocoa and a hint of coffee. Sweet. Dry. Some hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste. Low carbonation. Oily and slightly sticky mouthfeel. Well done and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
neur0 (1199) - GERMANY - JAN 2, 2017
(Flasche) Es hat eine fast schwarze Farbe, scheint filtriert mit einer braunen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist rstig, schwer, zartbitter Schokolade, etwas slich und leicht nach Hefe- oder Fleischextrakt. Der Geschmack ist schlank, rstig, leicht aschig, Holz, bitter mit Schokoladennoten, vllt etwas Trockenfrchte und etwas suerlich im Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (619) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2016
moderate malty aroma, hints of chocolate. black in color with nice long lasting light brown head. medium body, roasted barley, and coffee notes. finishes smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (4449) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2016
Draught at the Cheshire Cheese, looks like Guinness but tastes like a creamy Schwarzbier - ashy with red fruit, over a rich creamy-dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (5831) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1566) - 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.

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