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Wiper & True Pink Peppercorn Porter (4.9%)

When Wiper & True get it right which, let’s face it is more often than not, they get it really right. This is a Porter packed with burned toast and chocolate spread, black coffee and treacle. It’s a Porter with … Continue reading

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Guinness Dublin Porter (3.8%)

This is shocking. I don’t care what Guinness say about their, “quest to explore new recipes,” or their rather fetching Arts & Crafts labelling, Dublin Porter tastes and feels like their West Indies Porter watered down by at least half. … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Haunted Dream (6.7%)

Haunted Dream is a chocolate Porter brewed with pumpkin pie spices, and the spices are very strong. In fact, they’re too strong for me, taking over the beer and making it difficult to taste or smell anything other than mace, … Continue reading

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Cellar Door: An Evening Of American Craft Beer

Last Wednesday I presented an Introduction To American Craft Beer at a lovely, and rather intriguing, little off licence just outside Sutton Coldfield. The place is called Cellar Door and is run by Simon and Jen. Though it is officially … Continue reading

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Guinness West Indies Porter (6%)

So, Guinness are the latest in a long line of major breweries to try their hand at “Craft” by digging through their historic recipe books and using a very good looking Olde Worlde label. This Porter, with its origins purportedly … Continue reading

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