Hobson’s Brewery Postman’s Knock (4.8%)

Postman's KnockI have a soft spot for Hobson’s for reasons I’ve mentioned before, and so I want to like everything they do.
And in fact it’s not that I don’t like Postman’s Knock, I just don’t find it hugely interesting.
This is a Porter with a smell of red fruits and coffee in a leather satchel, and it pours a ruby red colour.
There’s a decent treacle, coffee and cigar smoke malt, and just enough sharp nettle sting hops.
And that’s all very good, but Postman’s Knock is rather thin and as a result everything disappears rather quickly leaving you feeling there should be more.
It would appear the Postman’s knocking but his sack is empty.

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.
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