Tag Archives: Porter

Mondo Brewing Co. Coco Loco (6%)

This is lovely. Absolutely lovely. Even so, it’s yet another beer that has been made with coconut but has me struggling to find any coconut in it. Pouring an inky black, the smell of Coco Loco is chocolate and plums, … Continue reading

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North Brewing Co. Full Fathom Five (6.5%)

Generally I struggle to find any coconut in beer that has been brewed with it, and this is no exception. And even though this is a Coffee Coconut Porter the lack of coconut flavours doesn’t spoil it for me because … Continue reading

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8 Sail Brewery Damson Porter (5%)

I wanted to like this so much more than I do, but this is pretty mediocre truth be told. A Porter brewed with damsons, the beer looks nice enough, sitting a deep chestnut brown in my glass. The aroma is … Continue reading

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Bluestone Brewing Co: Beer From Pembrokeshire

Until a couple of weeks ago I’d not heard of Bluestone Brewing who are based Pembrokeshire, but I got talking to them and they wanted to send me some beer to try. And judging by these little bottles of fun … Continue reading

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Charnwood Brewery Black Hen (4.9%)

Charnwood’s Porter is eminently drinkable, pouring a liquorice black and smelling of coffee and treacle. There’s a warm toasted brown bread, honey and treacle tart malt that’s round and chewy and delightfully dry at its edges, and there’s a good … Continue reading

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