Category Archives: Porter

The Ireland and England Trip

I have yet to complete my beer narrative from my European vacation in the summer of 2017 (which I don’t know if I will ever get around to finishing), and it is much more daunting a task to write about … Continue reading

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Batch 136 – Majestic Walrus Porter (all-grain)

Just before Christmas 2016, I was determined to make a quick turnaround beer that would befit the holiday season and the coming winter months.  I didn’t have enough time before Christmas to put together my Weihnachtsbier, so I opted to … Continue reading

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Batch 117 – Majestic Walrus Porter (All-Grain)

The first batch brewed in 2015, this is also the first porter I have made.  The recipe is entirely my formulation and consisted of the following: 8.0 pounds of Pale Malt (2.1°L) 12.0 ounces of Crystal Malt (60ºL) 6.0 ounces … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

I found myself on a brief quest in Charlotte to try and find Great Lakes Christmas Ale.  I had seen that it was to be available in Charlotte and since I was there on business, I took some time to … Continue reading

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Rogue Mocha Porter

Another beer Matka Pivo brought me was Rogue Mocha Porter.  I don’t recall that I have ever had this beer before.  I tend to take a dim view of most “coffee” flavored beers because 1) I don’t like the taste … Continue reading

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Great Divide Brewing Saint Bridget’s Porter

Matka Pivo sometimes surprises me when she brings back beer for me from her shopping trips.  She was at the local World Market buying the comfy chair I am typing from and picked up some single bottles of beer for … Continue reading

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