Fieldhouse Brewing – Salted Black Porter

Fieldhouse Brewing Salted Black Porter


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  • Brewery: fieldhouse brewing company
  • Beer Style: Porter
  • Pros:

    Salt and licorice combined with the malt works surprisingly well

  • Cons:

    The salty licorice flavour may not be everyone’s cup of tea

  • Conclusion:

    Unique porter that offers a good, drinkable beer with some extra unexpected flavours

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Using salted Dutch licorice, Fieldhouse Brewing has recreated the classic candy in your glass.  The beer pours from the 750mL bottle an opaque black with three fingers of light brown, lasting head that leaves no lacing on the glass.  The aroma is of roasted malts, cocoa, rich malts and some salinity.  Flavours of coffee, licorice and chocolate dominate initially, followed by a subtle salty flavour and a bittersweet finish.  A lighter bodied porter, the Salted Black Porter is easy to drink with a light, lingering bitterness.

Alcohol – 6.5%
IBU – 25
Size – 750mL

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