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ABV 5.0

Holy Smoke is a traditional london porter. purportedly, the name was first recorded in the 18th century, and is thought to come from its POPULARITY WITH STREET AND RIVER PORTERS WHEN drinking WATER HAD HEALTH RISKS AND ENERGY DRINKS HAD YET TO BE INVENTED. 

IT IS A DARK STYLE OF BEER WITH A MALT BILL COMPRISED OF GOLDEN PROMISE, AMBER, CARA AND MUNICH MALTS TO FORM THE ‘NUTRITIOUS’ BACKBONE AND THIS HAS BEEN COMBINED WITH THE RICH INTENSITY OF OAK SMOKED WHEAT TO GIVE A SUBTLE HINT OF SMOKE, CHOCOLATE MALT TO ADD THE CLASSIC CHOCOLATY FLAVOUR AND BLACK MALT FOR COLOURING. THE PORTER HAS BEEN HOPPED WITH MAGNUM TO PROVIDE BITTERNESS TO COUNTERACT THE SWEETNESS OF THE BEER AND THE SCHEDULE HAS BEEN KEPT DELIBERATELY LIGHT IN ORDER TO SHOW OFF THE MALTS.


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