Tag Archives: Porter

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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He’s Crafty: The Yeastie Boys In The UK

A few years ago, not too long before CAMRGB started, when I was becoming positively obsessive about beer, a friend of mine sent me some beer from New Zealand. It was a revelation. Particularly the bottle of beer from The … Continue reading

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Tiny Rebel Brewing Co. Stay Puft (5.2%)

This is yummy. Stay Puft is a Marshmallow Porter that pours a deep purple brown and smells of chocolate and marshmallows. From the first mouthful you realise that this is a pudding of a beer, and half a pint is … Continue reading

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