Category: Christmas beers & winter ales
Product of: United Kingdom
Seasonally brewed November to January, it’s brewers describe this “old-style seasonal porter” as being “brewed using floor-malted Maris Otter barley and roasted chocolate malt, together with Challenger and Bramling Cross hops from Kent.”
Sampled on 22/12/2016
(sample bottle BB 08/Nov/17) Opaque, deep brown/ black with retentive beige head and heavy lacing.
Chocolate, liquorice and mocha coffee with light spice and dark fruit esters.
Full-bodied and dry. Liquorice, malty molasses, chocolate, caramel and roasted malt. Strong carbonation.
Roasted/lightly burnt malt, liquorice and mocha coffee. Faintly smoky.
Chocolate and liquorice dominates this festive porter.
Barcode UPC: 5 039035 000698
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap