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Caldera Brewing Co. Pilot Rock Porter (6%)

Warm and round and chewy, Caldera’s Porter in a can is absolutely packed with good things. If you’re still to be convinced by modern canned beer then you need yo get your tastebuds out of the sand and try one … Continue reading

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North Yorkshire Brewing Co. Smooth Hague (4.4%)

Bland, watery, insipid. A beer brewed for William Hague MP, the smell is non-existent save for the limpest wisp of cabbage and toffee. There’s no body to this beer either, it’s all floppy and thin with half arsed malts that … Continue reading

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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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