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Closure: Crown cap
Product of: 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.
Sampled on 05/09/2012
(best before Apr-13) Clear, deep reddy-brown almost opaque with quickly fading beige head leaving moderate lacing.
Bourbon vanilla, old leather and balsawood with dung and dark chocolate.
Soft, almost creamy mouth feel with ash, slightly sweet vanilla, roasted barley and moderate bitterness.
Subdued vanilla caramel and cashew nut finish.
Barcode UPC: 5 060167 340123 >