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Uncommon Brewers Baltic Porter (7.8%)

This poured out of its can with a heavy chocolate bar aroma and sat deep, dark and heavy in my glass. There’s a big sticky treacle, molasses, rum and raisin and chocolate malt, not forgetting a hit of espresso and … Continue reading

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Helm’s Brewing Co. Beeruccino (7.2%)

Stinking of toffee apples and mace, Beeruccino is one hell of a Porter. This is a beer that’s all about its malts. They’re dark and round, with masses of burned wholemeal toast, molasses, wood smoke and sticky honey. There’s some … Continue reading

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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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