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London Porter (for Sainsbury's Taste The Difference) - Shepherd Neame Ltd

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London Porter (for Sainsbury's Taste The Difference)London Porter (for Sainsbury's Taste The Difference)

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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: thepeter on 05-06-2011)
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Reviews by thepeter:
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3.08/5  rDev -7.5%

A - Dark as night with amber hue creeping in with the light. thick head that lasts the entire time drinking it slowly and leaving very nice lacing.

S - Chocolate, Metal, dried grass, berry

T - Cocoa, hay, grass, hops, a tiny bit of berry sweetness but this was overall a dry porter with a very dry finish and a deal too bitter for my tastes (of the style)

M - nice carbonation and a medium body that held up well. Smooth pretty nice on the tongue.

Overall, not a porter i would pick up again. Too dry and bitter, no complexity or sweetness at all. Not horrible just not what i want in the style.

thepeter, May 06, 2011
More User Reviews:
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3.31/5  rDev -0.6%

Clear 500ml Bottle: BBD May 14, poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard during Nov 13 and shared with no one.

Pours a pleasant black shade, with a full foaming blanket of tanned bubbles.

The smell was over roasted malts, which gave coffee and dark chocolate notes and a hint of what was to come taste wise.

Sure enough, malted chocolate and coffee feel to the flavour, slight bitter finish to each sip, but the hops kept a low profile throughout. A long way from sweet, but it wasn't sour either, just a regular Porter, if a little thin in body depth.

BlackHaddock, Nov 21, 2013
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London Porter (for Sainsbury's Taste The Difference) from Shepherd Neame Ltd
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.