Ramsgate Brewery Gadds’ Dog Bolter (5.6%)

DogBolterDog Bolter is a Porter, and it’s a good one too.
Pouring a deep dark purple brown, the smell is rum and raisin chocolate on well polished antique furniture.
There’s a lovely rich, yet soft and round plum compote fruitiness coupled with a warm melted bar of bitter chocolate stickiness, lots of wholemeal toast burned at the crust and a splash of Navy Rum.
You get a good damson skin almost-sourness too, all tongue drying and puckering that works well with the lemon rind and nettle tea of the hops, leaving a fresh zingy sharpness to the long dry finish that’s a mixture of crisp freshness and bitter sweet cocoa luxury.

Source: EeBria

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