Gaultier (1755) - SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2017
Bottle @ 19Hundra, Ängelholm 24/5-17. Roasted, woody, coffee, nutty. Body is medium, the finish is roasted with coffee. Jorn69 (3156) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2017
Bottle @ 19Hundra, Ängelholm 20170524. Roasted malty and woody with chocolate and nutty notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and roasted with some alcoholic notes. djoeye (4605) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 14, 2017
Aroma; sweet dark roasted malts, vanilla, chocolate, black toffee, oak sap, liquorice.
Look; vanilla to beige layer, black body.
Taste; roasted black malts, black toffee fudge, fruit (hops), dark chocolate, figs, prunes, oak, vanilla, clove, liquorice. Sweet black tail.
Overall; good porter.
[exclusive bottle choice from BishopsArms Luleå] MasDen (379) - Mogilev, BELARUS - JAN 25, 2017
Aroma: Burnt malt, burnt crust of bread
Appearance: Black with a small brown foam.
Taste: a crust of bread, roasted malt, the bitterness in the aftertaste of malt
Palate: a bit watery, small carbonation hohops (998) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
2013 bottle. Appearance- pitch black and opaque, half a finger brown clingy head. Aroma- oak, vanilla, whisky, boiled vegetables. Taste- chocolate malt, vanilla sweetness, milk chocolate, dark malt, coffee hints. Sweet finish, fizzy mouthfeel. Ok, not amazing.
Holmen1 (5874) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2016
Fra flaske (2006-årgangen) på sesongåpning Mi2 cardinal aug-16: brunsvart med eksemplarisk skum som står distansen ut. Vanilje/eik, dessertsjokolade, eksklusiv kaffe og modne bær i skjønn forening. En superlekker porter som bør nytes i små glass, gjerne sammen med gode venner. Sigmund (7493) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2016
330 ml bottle, vintage 2016, at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 8.5%. Black colour, large tan head. Nice aroma of moderately roasted malts, exotic woodwork, chocolate and vanilla. Smooth flavour, notes of roast malts, mild coffee, chocolate, vanilla and oak. Should not be drunk too cold. gunnar (9094) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2016
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours black with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma is full dark malty, oak and wood with some notes of dark roasted caramel. Taste is Smooth dark malty, moderate dry weak roast, dark chocolate, lingering chocolate, more than nice this one. Holmen2 (3638) - NORWAY - AUG 15, 2016
Shared bottle at Mi2 at Cardinal 15.08.16. Ebony. Brown head and lacing. Fine and complex aroma of dark wood, ash, roasted malt and coffee. Similar taste, with medium bitterness. Also some vanilla. tandembrauer (1485) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2016
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours black with little off-white head. Aroma of caramel, some oak, some vanilla. Tastes pretty bitter, some sweetness. Surprisingly thin bodied. Somehow unbalanced.