Box Steam Funnel Blower

product image

alc./vol:
4.5%

Proof:

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Categories: Stouts & Porters, Porter

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


This dark brown porter is named in celebration of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's ship, Great Eastern, which began sea trials on 7th September 1859. Two days later, off the English coast, a huge explosion blew off one of her five funnels. Then the world’s largest ship was little scathed by the episode.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 05/09/2012

Appearance

(best before Apr-13) Clear, deep reddy-brown almost opaque with quickly fading beige head leaving moderate lacing.

Aroma

Bourbon vanilla, old leather and balsawood with dung and dark chocolate.

Taste

Soft, almost creamy mouth feel with ash, slightly sweet vanilla, roasted barley and moderate bitterness.

Aftertaste

Subdued vanilla caramel and cashew nut finish.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5 060167 340123 >

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