Brewed by Springhead Brewery
Style: Porter
Laneham, England


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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
A stunning porter; ominously dark but not heavy, smooth and easy-drinking, with the lingering finish of roasted barley.

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fajry (2082) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 20, 2017
Cask The Brewery Tap. Cierna farba, hnedá pena. Vona pražené slady, čokoláda, jemne káva, prezreté slivky. Chuť trošku prázdnejšia. Karamelové a pražené slady, kyselkavosť, trpkosť na jazyku. V pozadí kyselkavosť kávy. Vona je super, škoda tej chute.

madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2016
11th August 2016
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Almost clear dark brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is light, semi dry and has modest fine carbonation. Earthy dark malts, mild roast. Mild dark chocolate. Tangy dark fruits. Light dry earthy finish. I wasn’t stunned.

cgarvieuk (24488) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 1, 2016
Cask at the Stockbridge tap... Dark black... Small tan head.. Soft sweet chocolate roast malts nose .. Dusty chocolate roast malts... Light bitter roast finish

Stuu666 (13395) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2016
Cask at the Stockbridge tap. Pours black, nose is chocolate, roasted, ash, toffee, taste is similar, creamy, thin.

evergreen0199 (3369) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016, Olympia, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, malty, chocolate aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, chocolate. Decent enough but a little thin for a porter.

Benzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2016
GBBF Day 3. Very dark brown to black color, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, a lot of liquorice, brown malts, malt bitter. Average body and carbonation.

mR_fr0g (12110) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2016
Cask at GBBF day 3 11/08/2016. Aroma is black maghogany brown coloured pour with a a loose tan head. Aroma is rustic farmyard roasted malts, green apple, woody, solvent. Flavour is rustic, apple, green apple, bitter black malts, liquorice. Palate is semi sweet malts, lowish cask condition. Not a fan.

Beerhunter111 (20476) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2016
Gbbf. Sehr dunkel braunes Bier. Geruch süß malzig, Rübensirup, toffee. Geschmack nach dunklem Malz, Karamell, Rübensirup.

jjsint (3100) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Handpull cask at Silk Mill Ale & Cider House, Derby. Black with a slight purplish hue and a soft tan head. Smells overwhelmingly of blueberry but there a touch of liquorice too. Simply gorgeous. My fear is that it will be overly sweet but I needn’t have worried. The initial sweetness fades to a dogged bitterness shot through with sour berry and coffee grounds. Silky if slightly watery palate. Cracking little porter.

Towey1989 (2826) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2016
Cask at The Fountain, Leek. A deep brown to black colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some chocolate, slight coffee, a little toffee and subtle liquorice. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee, slight nuttiness and subtle liquorice. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, roasted, chocolatey bitterness in the finish. Nothing exciting, but overall, a well rounded, decent porter.

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