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style
Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Porter
Holmfirth, England

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Regular.
A Rich Dark Porter brewed with 10 different malts giving a sweet roast richness that is balanced with just enough hop character. This ale has a surprising drinkability for it’s colour and abv. Don’t let the sumptuous roast malt fool you, this porter is seriously potent & has the potential to take you to another place...

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1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Nodrog (13) - - APR 30, 2013
Acidic aroma. Decent colour and head. Flavour is a total mess, acrid bitterness and over-the-top coffee notes. Far too much going on and not blended well at all. Unpleasant bitter finish. Classic example of trying too hard. very poor.


3.6
deepdrinker (367) - Leeds, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2017 Pours dark black thin white head . Coffee aroma , smooth sweet taste . Will buy again

3.6
MrTipple (6952) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2017
Dark chocolate, cacao, dark, toasted malts, charcoal, toasted malts, sweet, dark fruits, raisins, prunes. Clear, very dark brown, tiny, frothy, beige head. Light bitter. More dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, charcoal, bitter, dark toasted malts, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Decent. Cask at CASK Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

3.1
jonas (8278) - Garching close to the monks, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2017
Hand pump. Licorice and anise roasted notes Dark brown, foamy brown head Medium light body, light herbal/medicinal, dry, roasted sesame finish

3.3
Borresteijn (7602) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2017
On tap at Euston Tap East. Almost black colour, no head. Aroma of hard-roasted malts, caramel, coffee, smells bold. Flavour is watery, roasted malts, raisins, caramel, light fruity and coffee sourness, bitter finish. Light bodied. Smells promising but doesn’t deliver.

3.2
sir__v (2630) - FRANCE - JAN 11, 2017
Cask @ Craft Beer C Brixton, London - UK. Color: deep dark black beer with no carbonation and no foam. Smell: raisin and plums with roasted malt. Taste: light body with roasted malt, coffee hint with raisin and plums finish. OK. Waterly finish. Aftertaste: waterly and raisin. OK.

3.6
Stuartyboy (1801) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 5, 2016
On cask @ the state bar Glasgow a dark brown beer with big malty aroma flavour flavour is chocolate coffee vanilla smooth sweet porter

3.5
mr_h (6059) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at State Bar, Glasgow on 5 Nov 2016, roast malt, chocolate, liquorice aromas, very deep brown with a thin short-lived bubbly head and no lacing, roast malt, chocolate, oily, earthy sweetness.

3.9
ippopotamo36 (2623) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 29, 2016
Handpump at Craft Beer Co - Covent Garden, London. Black pour with reddish highlights, brownish foam (retention). Nose: burnt coffee, cocoa powder, crazy. Mouth: raw porter, very extreme in some way. Rustic burnt malt feel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
TaxiDriver (1847) - Stadland, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
A nice smell of malt and milk chocolate, light amout of roasted malt. The medium large beige creamy head has a long duration. The body is black. At first a taste of chocolate, later on it gets more dry. The body is light to medium strong, creamy and dry with a normal carbonation.

3.3
ekstedt (7012) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2016
Cask at Euston Tap, London. Dark brown, beige head. Fruity, chocolatey, some ashtray. Medium bodied, light to medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.


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