Home Reviews Shipwreck Porter

Shipwreck Porter


This legend begins with brewer John Osborn shipwrecked on a deserted island. Somehow, the industrious brewer salvaged enough supplies to brew a strong beer, which he then aged in whiskey barrels. The story of Osborn inspired the brewers at Arcadia to include Shipwreck Porter in part of their so-called "big beer" series. Shipwreck entices the nose with plenty of fruity esters and a pleasant root beer and cocoa aroma. The thick brown head gives way to a rather sweet brew, touched by merlot notes and mild alcohol warmth. Although the sweetness is a bit overbearing, and the brew possesses slightly sour notes, we'd nonetheless be delighted to be marooned with this fetching beer.


More Reviews in this style

More Reviews from this Brewery

163 queries in 2.528 seconds.