Tag Archives: Porter

Arbor Ales Smokescreen (5.5%)

With its lovely smoky chocolate and coffee aroma, you know Smokescreen is going to be good from the moment that you take a sniff. This is a plump and juicy blackberry and prune bodied beer that’s packed with black coffee, … Continue reading

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Meantime Brewing Co. Coffee Porter (6%)

Tell me something. When did beer start having to be labelled as a, “Malt beverage with coffee added”? On the whole I like Meantime beer. I don’t find it massively exciting, but generally it’s drinkable and enjoyable. This however, this … Continue reading

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Brew By Numbers 03|03 (7%)

03|03 is Brew By Numbers’ Traditional Porter based on a recipe from 1850 and, unsurprisingly for this little brewery, it’s amazingly good. So, where do I start? The smell is rum and chocolate and the flavours begin in the same … Continue reading

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Brew By NUmbers 03|01 (6.1%)

Brew By Numbers’ Original Porter is a rich, round beauty. Pouring a deep dark purple brown, the smell is prunes and chocolate. Taking a mouthful you get a date and fig meatiness, black coffee, plums and a shed load of … Continue reading

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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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