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Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: Porter
Ashford in the Water, England

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special.
Whisky barrel aged version of our new smoked porter.

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3.8
tiong (7339) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird Real Ale Festival 2014

Pours pitch black with a sticky bubbly white head. Aroma of roasty malts, sweet syrup, wood, ash and hints of whisky. Taste is smooth, roasty and mildly peaty with notes of wood, ash and whisky. Finish is smooth, woody and roasty with peaty and oaky notes. Quite balanced and tasty. A bit thin.

3.9
laiti (8481) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2014
Cask @ Gallows Bird ⅩⅦ Real Ale Festival
Aroma has peaty notes, salty licorice and some hay. Flavour has salty licorice, some peaty tones, whiskey and chocolate pudding. Finishes with more salty licorice and herbal tones. Balanced and pleasant.

3.5
john44 (3111) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Cask Half Pint at White Horse Old Ale Festival 2013, Parsons Green, London in Nov 2013 - Bourbon Barrel Aged Smoked Porter. Deep Brown in colour, almost Black. Malty; smoked peated roasty malts, toffee, caramel, hints of chocolate and coffee. Notes of Bourbon and wood. Fruity; some dark fruits. Hops: slight hops. Sweet smoky chocolate malty throughout leading to an increasingly dry finish. Very drinkable. Decent.

3.5
LomYst (887) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2013
sweet fluid stuff, light on the peat side, some smoke, medium bitter finish, some caramel/chocolat..

3.5
evergreen0199 (3386) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Cask at White Horse Old Ale fest 2013, Parsons Green, London. A dark brown/black coloured pour with a thin beige head on top. Roasty, malty, smoke aroma. Tastes roasty, malty, dark fruit, smooth drinking porter.

3.5
Scopey (14972) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2013
Cask at IMBC 2013. It puts near. Lack with a medium light tan head. The roasty, wood, whisky, caramelized sugar and vanilla. The taste is smooth roast, coffee, chocolate, good deal of whisky character, milk, mild bitterness, light medicinal notes and wood with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Whisky dominates base beer, but tis still nice.

3.7
Ungstrup (37862) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2013
Draft. A black beer with a brown shine under a beige head. The aroma has notes of smoke, roasted malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes smoke, roasted malt, and chocolated, leading to a dry roasted finish.

4.1
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Draft @ Sergio’s. Sweet smoky milk chocolate malt aroma. Black brown with a thick creamy tan head, and thick creamy lacing. Woody smoked malt, coffee, mocha flavor with a light roasty finish. Medium full body, soft carbonation.

4.1
shrubber85 (11448) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Draft. Smoky woody whiskey and chocolate malt aroma - excellent. Black with moderate head. Sweet smoky chocolate malt and lightly bitter herbal and ash flavor. Very nice.

3.1
JaBier (8027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Tap at Sergio’s. Darkest brown in color with a huge tan head. Aroma of smoke, roast and malt. Flavor starts malty and smoky, then gives way to whiskey before a bitter finish.


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