Brewed by Summer Wine
Style: Porter
Holmfirth, England


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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
aenima (335) - Askim, - OCT 28, 2013
Interesting aroma of chocolate, coffee and caramel. The taste is however very thin. Bad for such an aroma.

jonas (7611) - Garching b. München, 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

Borresteijn (7273) - 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.

sir__v (2629) - 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.

Stuartyboy (1702) - 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

mr_h (5642) - 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.

ippopotamo36 (2417) - 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

TaxiDriver (1775) - 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.

ekstedt (6881) - 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.

Towey1989 (2938) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2016
Cask at The Hop Inn, Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A deep brown colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, some caramel, slight raisin and subtle liquorice. Taste of chocolate, caramel, some raisin, subtle other dark fruits, slight roasted malts and a little liquorice. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. A dryish, chocolate and slightly hopped bitterness in the finish. A good all round porter, was expecting a bit more fruit but the description is right about the sweet roast richness with enough hop character. Decent.

Travlr (25267) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Cask. Brown color, beige head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of burnt toast and dark roast. Taste has berries, chocolate, subtle anise. Very tasty.

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