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St. Peter's Old-Style Porter | St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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St. Peter's Old-Style PorterSt. Peter's Old-Style Porter
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St. Peter's Old-Style PorterSt. Peter's Old-Style Porter

Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-16-2002

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this is brilliant
a porter w/smooth tones & mellow like an english countryside
bloody good porter
drinking whilst listening to Maiden's seventh son album...that's mellowing out to me....

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours very dark brown to black color, a vigorous pour resulted in a small head that dissipated quickly. Chocolate malt aroma. Taste is excellent, theres quite a bit going on I'm sure others could point out specific flavors, lets just say its nicely balanced, nice amount of astringency and finishes dark chocolate like. One of my favorite styles, and this is one of the best I've had. Highly recommend, as are the others I've had from this brewery. I'm not sure if I like this or their cream stout better... guess I'll have to try them side by side.

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Presentation: bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: dark brown to black ale that is nearly opaque but has ruby highlights around the edge.

S: roasted barley, but not any coffee. Chocolate predominates along with cherry and plum esters, mineral notes, and a significant spiciness, which seems to be the hop.

T: big biscuit with chocolate on the center of the palate, roasted dark malt as well, nutty like a Newcastle as well. Has a complex flavor from the blended two threads of ale, and it shows in the taste. Feels like a black and tan with multiple flavors in different directions, but this blends much better and ties together well.

M: chevwy, thick, and light all at the same time. Even a bit watery but not then. Again, multiple elements and layers to the beer.

D: smooth and easy, but not thin or too light in spite of this. Lighter than a stout like a porter should be.

Overall: a very excellent ale that seems to be underrated on BA. It is a complex ale without being overly heavy like a barleywine, but has some serious craftsmenship behind it. I think some of my fellow reviewers need another look at this one. Reading some of the reviews, it doesn't seem like people get the two threads (of the historical three, but an A for effort) idea and the direction of "Old World" for this one. Has flavors reminiscent of Flag Porter as well, but easier to drink and get to the depth of the beer.

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St. Peter's Old-Style Porter from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 610 ratings
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