Craft Beer Awards 2015: Brown and Porter

May 30, 2015

/ Photo: Eydis Einarsdottir

Toasted and roasted grains lend a dark brown colour and notes of bread crust, hazelnut, chocolate, molasses, and sometimes a hint of smoke. At the table, these deep, earthy beers mirror the seared notes in charbroiled food, pairing particularly well with grilled beef and roasted vegetables.

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Yellow Dog Brewery’s Shake a Paw Smoked Porter

(Port Moody)

This porter’s on fire – at least, it’s smoky like a campfire, with nice roasts and chocolate to balance


To Ol’s Black Ball Porter


Not for the faint of heart, this swaggerer tastes of chocolate, raisins, burnt sugar, and alcohol


Moody Ales’ Smouldering Smoked Porter

(Port Moody)

A smoked porter that makes no apologies for aggressive smoke, peat, and freshly turned earth

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