Tag Archives: Porter

The Liverpool Craft Beer Co. Black Bear (4.6%)

Porter brewed with roasted malts, oats and Canadian maple syrup sounds good to me. Tastes good too. Pouring a deep dark purple brown, the aroma is strawberries, peaches and chocolate, and the malting is all prunes and rum, chocolate and … Continue reading

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Hanging With The Hideout: The Sheffield Twissup

This morning I’m a little the worst for wear. Slightly hungover, and certainly feeling it when I had to take my youngest child swimming at 8.30am. Delicate I might be, but I’m happy too. Happy because I spent yesterday in … Continue reading

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Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black (6%)

Arguably a Black IPA, for my money this is more of a hoppy Porter. What’s the difference, you ask? For me, and this is purely subjective, this is a hoppy Porter because of its dry, thick, sandy biscuit and treacle … Continue reading

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Anspach & Hobday The Stout Porter (8.5%)

Pouring a deep dark purple brown with a creamy cappuccino head, Anspach & Hobday have created a really good Stout Porter. The aroma is coffee and chocolate and red berries, and in your mouth the beer feels thick and sticky … Continue reading

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Seven Brothers Brewery Stout Porter (5.2%)

This little bottle of beer pours a lovely deep purple brown and smells of prunes and damson jam. The malting is heavy with coffee and cereal, bitter chocolate, plums and blackberries, and the hops give you lots of hedgerow greenery … Continue reading

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