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Batch Brewing x Bad Shepherd Brewing – Collabathon Smoked Porter 

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 […]

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Moorebeer – Vanilla Chocolate Porter

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 […]

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Young Henry’s – Motorcycle Oil

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.

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Sierra Nevada – Porter

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.

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Craft Cartel Beer Club Subscription box

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 […]

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Little Bang Brewing Co – May Contain Traces Of Panther

A hoppy porter with slight chocolate flavour on the back end

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Moon Dog – Barrel Normal Activity

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 […]

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The Little Brewing Co – Stab In The Dark

This boozy little number is packed with fortified distilled flavours. Quite smooth and quite easy drinking for an imperial porter.