Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Porter
Bungay, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 982   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask: Regular. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Hops: Challenger and Goldings.
This fine beer is a blend of a mature old ale with a younger light beer - just as a true Porter should be. The marriage produces an extremely characterful brew which is dark in colour and complex in taste.

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motelpogo (8031) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 11, 2004
had a bottle of this in berlin and it was a real relief to have a non-lager. ruby colour and a lovely beige head. the aroma of a burned-out fire. plenty of burnt bitterness. nice stuff

flutetokill (523) - Fresno, California, USA - DEC 6, 2004
Very dark brown with a small, quickly diminishing beige head. Nice complex aroma of dark fruit, smokey wood, and honey. Slightly metallic flavor with dark fruit, bitter chocolate and smoked wood. Fairly thin feel, nice moderate carbonation. Not bad, but I could do without the metallic taste.

joeec5 (204) - bayonne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2004
black, no head....roasted malt aroma and taste.,.slightly sour taste also..pretty good.

jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2004
Dark brown with a small tan head. Smoky roasted malt aroma. Flavor of roasted malt, smoke, and bitter dark chocolate. A little thin.

tiggmtl (4543) - East York, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2004
Roasted malts, chocolate in the aroma. Clear, but almost opaque dark ruby brown with tan head that recedes to decent cover with some coating on the glass. Very complex taste has plenty of roasted malts without overwhelming the subtler flavours - chocolate, sulfur, salt, some herbal notes and perhaps a touch of smoke. Fair bitterness marks the finish. Medium-full body, decent carbonation engages the tongue. Bottle.

Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - NOV 23, 2004
Pours a dark borwn/black. No head. aroma is dry, grass, malt. Flavor is dark roasted malt. Notes of choclate, and bitter. oily slick mouthful. Thanks to MIBRomeo

MIBRomeo (2579) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 22, 2004
thick and dark pour w/ a soap bublly head.. came in a cool looking bottle, smelled of carmel, coffee, and something earthy (grass maybe?)... the palate was mildly creamy a touch bitter, and had some good carbonation, the flavor was a little lacking for a porter but had the normal coffee w/ some maltiness and a bitter aftertaste. Overall nothing outstanding about this porter, but not a bad beer.

davidCC (130) - New York, USA - NOV 20, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2008 Slightly bitter taste with an extremely odd after-taste. The entire time I was drinking it I was trying to figure it out with no success.

JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - NOV 6, 2004
(on bottle) When I wanna go for a old-style porter, this is what I aim for. Smells like a cola, has loads of roat too. Mouth is thin and watery; OK in this case. And a fantastic long and dry coffee finish. Good for me.

TJackHole (83) - Alabama, USA - NOV 3, 2004
dark appearence with light tan head, light smell with great bitter finish. good deep burnt flavor, very easy palate. very good porter.

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