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LEFTY’S GRAHAM CRACKER PORTER

Bold full-bodied porter overloads wheat-honeyed Graham Cracker sugaring with nutty maple molasses-glazed dried fruiting and bittersweet dried cocoa spicing. Sweet hazelnut, dry cola and bitter walnut illusions flutter beyond its Graham Cracker pleasantries.

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CARTON SHIPWRECK PORTER

On tap at Poor Henry’s, rich honey porter soaked in Brinley Gold Shipwreck rum barrels succeeds at re-creating brown-sugared Bananas Foster dessert embittered and emboldened by blackened hop char. Black chocolate roast overrides rummy Kahlua warmth, vanilla-spiced molasses syruping, pungent coffee bittering, toasted pumpernickel retreat, black licorice waft and wildflower-honeyed floral bouquet at bustling finish.

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OFF COLOR SCURRY DARK HONEY ALE

Ancient German-styled ‘Kottbusser’ (a porter-like brown ale with honey molasses and oats) brings dark-roasted mocha malting to musty dried fruiting and nutty chocolate reminder. Dry-honeyed rye molasses breading reinforces caramel-burnt chocolate truffle creaming, sugar cookie sweetness, toasted almond-pecan nuttiness and zippy cola-hazelnut whims above oats-flaked spelt graining. On tap, glutinous honeyed molasses rye breading, brown-sugared dark chocolate sweetness and descant coffee roast lead the way as scant raisin, date, port and cola whims flutter below.

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MOTOR CITY HONEY PORTER

Bittersweet clover honey adjunct reinforced by dark-roasted black patent malting, ground coffee roast and charred hop singe. MildĀ Blackstrap molasses, black tea, dark cocoa and charred nut illusions subside to sour lemon-peeled espresso midst. Phenolic raw-honeyed mocha finish receives dirty earthen musk.

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INNIS & GUNN SCOTTISH PORTER (WITH MOLASSES)

Dashing molasses-sugared oak-aged porter whimsically compares favorably to Newcastle Brown Ale. Treacly molasses sapping softly layers brown chocolate-malted vanilla, coconut, butternut, honey-glazed maple, spice cake and cola illusions as well as lesser rum-spiced sherry, bourbon and burgundy wining. Oaken whiskey snip gets diluted over time.

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KISSMEYER HONEY PORTER

Contagious maroon-hued full body with pluming tan head offers heather-honeyed oats sugaring and molasses malting to creamy milk chocolate continuance. Fuzzy carbolic gassing pervades ancillary coffee-stained macaroon, biscotti, vanilla, dark cocoa and toffee undertones as well as peanut-shelled hazelnut, Brazil nut and walnut conflux.
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SAMUEL ADAMS HONEY PORTER

Resinous ruddy brown porter with hop-roasted get-up places creamy honey nut sweetness, charitable cocoa-buttered mocha sway, and bruised cherry-prune tang against overwhelming wood-charred bittering. Full-bodied and well balanced, but lacking assertive chocolate-coffee finish.…

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