Island Monkeys | Mersea Island Brewery

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Brewed by:
Mersea Island Brewery
United Kingdom (England)

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by sleazo on 10-16-2008

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4.15/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The bottle says Camra Approved Real Ale. The yeast sediment confirms this.

A_Pours a rich black which reveals itself to be brown when held to the light. The head starts out small but actually gains height sitting in the glass and settles in as a nice cap.

S_An inviting mix of roasted malt and chocolate which slightly veers towards the charred path.

T_The same roasted chocolate character shines through here as the main flavour. The charred bit comes through slightly at the end as a light ash. There is a bit of coffee and a nice dose of vegetal hops. The yeasty character comes through a little bit at the end, slightly phenolic.

M_Velvety and rich with a low level of soft carbonation.

D_An easy drinker. The label lists it as a stout porter but it seems to me to veer more towards the latter.

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Island Monkeys from Mersea Island Brewery
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