Brewery Sea Legs Brewing in Kangaroo Point, Queensland Style Porter ABV & IBU 5.6% Tasting Notes Pours black with a big tan head. Light body making this drink more like a Pilsner or lager. As it warms, the chocolate and hazelnut flavours become more dominate. I’m not one to normally like hazelnut flavour. I’m one of […]
Brewery Batch Brewing in Marrickville, NSW and Bad Shepherd in Cheltenham, Victoria Style Porter ABV & IBU 5.9% Tasting Notes Deep dark brown to black in colour with a small off white head. Rich, chocolate aromas backed with a slight smoky, woody flavour. The smokiness settles down as the beer warms up to be a nice, casual sipper of […]
Brewery: Moorebeer in Port Macquarie, NSW Style: Porter ABV: 5% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Black with a small off white head. Sweet milk sugar flavour to start with before settling into a vanilla and chocolate notes. Bit more carbonated than you’d expect from a porter. Pairing this one with a spinach and ricotta ravioli […]
Brewery: Young Henry’s in Newtown, NSW Style: Hoppy Porter ABV: 5.5% Rate Beer: 74/100 Pour: Dark in colour with a deep ruby hue and white head. Drinks like a black IPA but a smooth finish with chocolate notes. If this is what fuels a motorcycle, I’ll be out buying a Harley Davidson tomorrow.
It’s been a long time since I’ve seen or had this porter from Sierra Nevada. Like many of the early beer experimentation days, they all seemed to stem from Sierra Nevada.
Marketing is a wonderful thing. I’ve spent the best part of the decade 2010s working in some aspect of digital marketing. I mention this because it was a marketing campaign that got me onto the Craft Cartel Beer Club Subscription. They were running their $1 promo which saw you get a box of 8 unique […]
A hoppy porter with slight chocolate flavour on the back end
Brewery: Moon Dog Craft Brewery in Abbotsford, Victoria Style: Porter ABV: 6.3% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour: Nice dark colour with a thin white head. They are calling this a Ghost Barrel Porter. Not sure what that means but it’s made with an experimental hop that is meant to replicate barrel aged flavours. It is […]