Hobsons Postman's Knock

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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


This English porter is named in honour of Simon Evans (1895-1940) who, suffering the effects of poisonous gas in WW1, settled in Cleobury Mortimer, home of Hobson’s Brewery. He became a postman, and the people and places on his 18-mile round proved the inspiration for his novels and short stories. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 22/07/2012

Appearance

(24-May-13) Clear, dark brown – almost black with minimal beige head.

Aroma

Subdued bitter chocolate and slightly burnt malts.

Taste

Mildly bitter with subdued flavours of slightly burnt malts and dark chocolate with subtle hops, leather, soot and vanilla.

Aftertaste

Bitter chocolate, heavily toasted dark grain and earthy hops.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5060056140087

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