Harveys Porter 1859

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alc./vol:
4.8%

Proof:
9.6°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Categories: Stouts & Porters, Porter

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Made according to an 1859 recipe from Henry Harvey's brewing journal, this porter is brewed using pale ale, malt, crystal malt, black malt and Sussex grown hops with Harvey’s own yeast strain. Brewed annually every February this porter is part of Harvey's Seasonal Ale selection.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 05/09/2013

Appearance

(best before Jan-2014) Almost opaque, beep brown, almost black with thin tan head leaving spotted lacing.

Aroma

Tar and black liquorice with molasses and notes of freshly roasted coffee.

Taste

Black liquorice, heavilly toasted (chocolate) barley and espresso coffee with raisins, walnuts and slight smoky note.

Aftertaste

Liquorice, tar and burnt toast.

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Barcode UPC: no barcode

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