Tag Archives: Porter

Signature Brew Hospital Porter (7%)

Up until now I’ve found Signature Brew alright at best. But this one is pretty good. A sandy dry Porter to twist your tongue, the smell is damsons and bitter black coffee. And you get that in the flavour too. Near-sour … Continue reading

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INveralmond Brewery Rascal (5.6%)

Rascal is a London Porter. It’s alright. A bit thin, but alright. The smell is stewed red fruit soaked in coffee and as you take a sip you find black coffee, treacle, tobacco and toasted brown bread. There’s a delicate … Continue reading

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Wold Top Brewery Marmalade Porter (5%)

I’ve no idea why, but I wasn’t expecting much from this Porter. And I do enjoy being proved wrong. The aroma here is chocolate, golden syrup and stewed fruit, and the beer sits a deep dark purple brown in my glass. … Continue reading

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Anspach & Hobday The Table Porter (2.8%)

I don’t know how they’ve done it, but you really can’t tell that this is a low alcohol beer. Unlike a lot of the “Table” beers that, after tasting good initially, feel thin and disappear too quickly, Anspach & Hobday … Continue reading

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Renaissance Brewing Co. Abundance (8%)

Oh wow. I took a sip of this Baltic Cherry Porter and gave an involuntary sigh. Abundance is good. Really really good. From its warm cherry brandy aroma, the way it sits in my glass a blood red tinged mahogany, … Continue reading

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