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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
A hoppy porter with slight chocolate flavour on the back end
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 […]