Tag Archives: Porter

8 Wired Brewing Co. Big Smoke (6.2%)

Big Smoke is a great big German sausage ice cream of a beer, and before you stop reading and call me stupid, deleting me from you favourites, let me explain. Big Smoke is a very well made Porter that has … Continue reading

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Fierce Beer Peanut Riot (6.5%)

I’m always dubious of a beer that proclaims itself to be, “seriously good,” as it feels like it’s trying to hard to convince me, but Fierce’s Peanut Riot, a Porter brewed with peanuts is, if not seriously good, pretty good … Continue reading

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Elusive Brewing Aztec Challenge (6%)

I’ve known Andy Elusive since he was a home brewer and I’ve watched him move into the professional beer market with energy and enthusiasm and lots of good beer. This, his Smoked Chilli Porter, is really worth hunting down. It … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Het Uiltje Ma Tryoshka Doll (7.5%)

This may not be the biggest Baltic Porter but it’s up there with some of the best. It pours a deep purple brown with a little ring of fizzy bubbles for a head and smells of bitter chocolate and plum … Continue reading

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Põhjala Brewing Jõuluöö (8%)

Fourteen or fifteen years ago I visited Estonia and found Tallinn, its capital city, absolutely beautiful to walk around. Back then I was more of a red wine drinker and so I wasn’t fussed that the bars I ventured into … Continue reading

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