Porter

5.0% ABV

Hints of chocolate, coffee and liquorice abound in the medium bodied dark ale. With a rich texture and a velvety smooth finish, this Porter is best enjoyed at 6-8°C

2014 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards 2013 Brewers Guild of New Zealand (BrewNZ) Awards Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) 2012 - Silver medal Nelson Beer Champion Porter 2010 Awards

Porter
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We use five speciality malts in addition to a Pale base malt. This beer is best consumed at 6-8°C, because at the right temperature, the Porter will deliver an fine array of flavours such as coffee, licorice, caramel and chocolate which derive from the use of Crystal, Caramalt and Chocolate malts.

Fermentation takes place at 18°C over 5-6 days and is very strictly controlled with daily checks on temperature, gravity, taste and pH levels to ensure the finest results.

Tasting notes

Tasting Notes

Hints of chocolate and coffee abound in the medium bodied dark ale. With a rich texture and a velvety smooth finish, this Porter is best enjoyed at around 6-8°C.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Our Porter is made with only natural ingredients: malts, hops, water and yeast. It contains no additives.

Packaging

Packaging

Porter is available in 1.3L PET riggers online, in supermarkets and liquor outlets; and in kegs for cafes and bars.

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