Tavy Porter

Brewery: Roam Brewing Co

ABV: 5.2%

Bottle Size: 500ml


Slightly bitter, hints of burnt malt, but with a chocolatey sweetness


Very dark brown, hints of red in the light


Distinctive burnt malt

Final Verdict:

Porters are a type of beer which have really grown on me in recent months. The more malty taste and full bodied flavours have really started to interest me.

This is a fine example of a porter. There’s a balance which makes it palatable, but a plethora of flavours. The bitterness of the roasted malt is offset by a sweet chocolatey flavour. The aftertaste lingers, but not for too long and makes for an enjoyable experience with every sip.

A little added bonus for me is that this is brewed less than 10 minutes from my house. We’ve recently visited Jon at Roam, and I can’t help but be impressed by his mission, his attitude and his willingness to put himself out for people at the beginning of a project, like we are. There’s something very inviting about drinking a beer you know was brewed and bottled within 5 miles of where you’re sitting!

Rating: 7 out of 10

For more information:

Roam Brewing Co website

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