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Cerveza De Los Muertos Porter (5%)

This little bottle of beer is beautifully presented, smells good – all wood chip and chocolate prunes – and sits a very appetising inky black in my glass. There’s a good treacle tart and rum and raisin chocolate bar from … Continue reading

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Allendale Brewery Black Grouse (4%)

This is an absolute delight. Black Grouse has been brewed with oak chips for, “a barrel aged flavour,” but that’s not quite what you get. You see, what the oak chips have done is add a pithy woodiness, but it’s … Continue reading

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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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