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Portland Brewing Haystack Black Porter


Formerly brewed at Portland Brewing Company (Pyramid - North American Breweries)
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Porter | Ratings: 33 | Alcohol: -
Fashioned with the English tradition in mind, our rich, dark porter is an artful blend of prized ingredients from home and abroad. Its smooth character comes from a blend of domestic pale and caramel malts, and imported English crystal and chocolate malts — all of which are balanced with Nugget and Willamette hops. For the finale, the beer is tempered near the end of its brewing journey with East Kent Goldings — arguably the world’s finest hop. The resulting porter is robust and hop-rich, but smooth enough to enjoy…one after another.

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Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

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dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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