Sloe Road

Light Porter – 4.3%

Brewed once a year in the depths of winter, Sloe Road is a light but complex porter with the addition of foraged sloes, hand-picked after the first frosts have arrived.

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Based on a classic recipe with a twist, Sloe Road is a light, dry version of a traditional porter. Malty, roasted chocolate hints give way to a crisp, refreshing finish. The addition of wild foraged sloes adds earthy bitterness and notes of autumnal fruit.

The fruit of the Blackthorn tree, sloes are one of the few wild foods that come into season at the start of the winter – sparks of life as the nights draw in. Often used to flavour gin, in this beer they add hints of deep fruit flavour, natural bitterness and a slight purple tint to the colour.

 

ABV 4.3%
Colour Deep ruby
Hops Bramling Cross
Malt Pale, Crystal, Brown, Chocolate, Vienna
Other ingredients Foraged sloes, torrified wheat
Core range / Seasonal brew Seasonal brew
Vegetarian / Vegan? Vegan
Allergens? Gluten

What our customers say

3 reviews for Sloe Road

  1. Andrew Sinclair

    Porter is probably my favourite beer style – & this is superb….

  2. Simon

    This is one of the best porters I have had

  3. Anon

    Really smooth – nice taste, depth and clean finish – guess I am going to have to buy some more!

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