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Ska Brewing Co. Nefarious Ten Pin Imperial Porter (8%)

It’s a Tuesday night and I’m drinking a full pint of eight percent Porter. Am I mad? No. I have a few days off and so today is my Friday and this is my way of celebrating. And what a … Continue reading

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Eden Brewery Black Jake (6%)

I’m struggling to find any of the Seville oranges or the coriander that I am told are part of this little bottle of Porter. The beer pours a good purple brown and smells of treacle and coffee, it’s a slightly … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Kees East India Porter (6.5%)

When is a hoppy Porter a Black IPA and vice versa. This little bottle of loveliness is really walking the line between the two, and I’m coming down on the side of Black IPA. Pouring a deep purple brown, the … Continue reading

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Brains Brewery Spill The Beans (4.4%)

I’ve never been a fan of Brains Brewery and this little bottle of Porter that recently hit the shelves of Aldi doesn’t change my views at all. Supposedly brewed with real coffee, there’s one hell of a chemical tinge to … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Brewery Tonka (8.5%)

This Imperial Porter has been brewed with Tonka Beans, the fruit of the South American Cumaru tree, which are used for their nut and fruit flavours, and cacao nibs. I have to admit that Tonka beans are completely new to … Continue reading

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