by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

I think Porter is something of an under-done style in Australia.  Thankfully Europe – and particularly the UK – are very well-stocked.  The Emelisse Porter came as something of a surprise, but a very welcome one.

It pours a very dark brown, and immediately gives off aromas of rich dark malt, brown sugar, chocolate and a hint of coffee.

Allow the beer to warm to bring out all the aromas and flavours.  You’ll be rewarded with an indulgent mouthful of creamy dark roasted malt flavours, chocolate and coffee and dark stone fruit.  There is also a little earthy hop bitterness, without any astringency in the roasted malt character.

It seems to drink above the 7.0% ABV; great news if you have another!

 

Sign up for the monthly six pack »


Country
The Netherlands
Alcohol
7.0%
Style
Porter
Size
330ml

More Porters

Brew By Numbers 03/03 Porter - Traditional

by Brew By Numbers

The traditional style Porter from BBNo - no fancy additions, just a good ol' fashioned English Porter

Brew By Numbers 03/05 Porter - Willamette and Centennial

by Brew By Numbers

An American style Porter with all the traditional porter characteristics plus a definite fruit and grassy hop character

De Molen Hamer & Sikkel

by Brouwerij De Molen

A simple, traditional style porter 'made they way porters used to be'

De Molen Tsarina Esra

by Brouwerij De Molen

De Molen's Imperial Porter - all the sweetness and complexity of an imperial stout, without the roasted bitterness

Kees East India Porter

by Brouwerij Kees

An old 19th Century beer style, dragged into the current craft beer world by a creative and talented brewer

Partizan Porter

by Partizan Brewing

A classic English style porter, full of roasted malts and hints of chocolate

Viven (Smoked) Porter

by Brouwerij Van Viven

A delicious English style porter, with the addition of a subtle smoked malt

Zwet.be

by brouwerij Drie Fonteinen

An English style porter, with secondary fermentation with the Drie Fonteinen lambic yeast

Also from Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

Emelisse American Pale Ale

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A 3.5% session pale ale, bursting with hop character

Emelisse BIPA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

The new version of Emelisse Black IPA, now with a changed recipe being produced by Slot-Oostende brewery

Emelisse Black IPA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A West Coast US-style Black IPA - floral, punchy and delicious

Emelisse Blond

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

Much more an American Pale Ale than a Blond

Emelisse Creme Brûlée Stout

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

It is Creme Brûlée - dessert in a glass

Emelisse DIPA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A cracking Double IPA, in the true West Coast US style

Emelisse Dubbel

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

Emelisse's take on the classic Belgian Dubbel style

Emelisse English Bitter

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

Emelisse brewery's take on an English Bitter session beer

Emelisse Espresso Stout

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A rich and luxurious Imperial Stout infused with coffee beans from Italy

Emelisse Imperial Dopplebock

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

One of Emelisse's big hitters - a Dopplebock malt bomb, with a little hop bitterness and spice

Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

Like black engine oil, rich and complex. An interesting take on the style, aged 2 months on oak

Emelisse Rauchbier

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A pleasant peaty smokiness, complimented by a malt backbone and hop bitterness for a very balanced Rauchbier.

Emelisse Saison

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A hazy golden saison - crisp, citrusy, earthy and dry

Emelisse Smoked Rye IPA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

20% rye, 10% smoked malt with Simcoe and Cascade hops

Emelisse TIPA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A mighty tripel IPA - 10.0% ABV and 103 IBU's - sometimes 'double' is not enough!

Emelisse Vanille Ice Cream Stout

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A 5.5% sweet stout presenting loads of sweet chocolate and toasty malts, hints of coffee and an undercurrent of vanilla

Emelisse White Label Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barley Wine

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A big malty barley wine given the treatment in Bourbon barrels

Emelisse White Label Dubbel Bock Dark Fruity Red Wine Blend BA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

The first White Label barrel-aged offering from the new owners and brewers of the Emelisse beer range

Emelisse White Label IRS Old Smokey Bourbon

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

An Imperial Russian Stout aged in a single use Old Smokey Bourbon barrel

Emelisse White Label IRS Red Wine Blend BA

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

An Imperia Russian Stout aged in red wine barrels and then blended for packaging

Emelisse WinterBier

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

A dark, spicy seasonal offering for those cold nights by the fire

Emelisse Winterbier Engelse Drop 2015

by Brouwerij Emelisse/Slot-Oostende

The winter seasonal from Emelisse is an ABT/quadrupel. Each year they add a different ingredient - for 2015 they've added English liquorice