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Porter | J.W. Sweetman

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Brewed by:
J.W. Sweetman
Ireland | website

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by StJamesGate on 09-16-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
14
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
23.28%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 14
Reviews by StJamesGate:
Photo of StJamesGate
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at J W Sweetman, Dublin.

Chocolate ruby with creamy off white head.
Roasty, earthy, plus a bit of chocolate on the nose.
Maltesers, brown sugar, humus, carob, and blackberry, then wood chip hops.
Chocolate finish and tingly linger.
Lt-med, fizzy, some cling.

Nice and chocolatey but dies on the end. No roast, so definitely not a stout. But not really a "pint of plain", either, so though it goes down easy, not sure if this will make the tourists happy.

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Photo of innominat
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of metter98
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Jimmy_V
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I get lots of smoke, tobacco, and tons of raisins. Not very roasty. Even a bit tangy. Head receded quickly, but nice burnt leaf nose. Light body, and much more carbonated than other local dark beers, probably a full 2+ volumes. It's on CO2, not Nitro.

The description at the bar claims loads of chocolate malt, which I guess is true.

I quite liked this beer. It's very unique, much different than the other nitro porters and stouts all around. I sort of wonder if they've borrowed the Guinness 3% souring method, or something like it. Not sure where the tangyness comes from.

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Photo of MaxOhle
3.82/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kdivers
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of msanborn
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Bandi
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Honeybourne
3.48/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Will_Rivera
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of rosenkrantzz
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Porter from J.W. Sweetman
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