Imperial Stouts and Porters

Porter was strong, stout porter stronger. Extra stout porter, which became known as imperial stout after its royal recipients, was the stongest. By the end of the 18th century, porters were leaving London and travelling to places as varied as America, India and Russia, where Empress Catherine the Great’s thirst for strong, dark beers has created romantic legends of these … Read More

Stouts and Porters

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It began in London with Porter, a beer formed from the many varied dark ales of the day and transformed into the world’s first industrial-scale style, once drunk with the same ubiquity as pale lagers are drunk today. It has a history just as interesting as IPA, perhaps even more so (did you know more porter sailed to India than … Read More

Weird Beard: Beer Tasting In Pictures!

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Firstly we would like to say a massive thank you to the Weird Beard’s wonderful Natasha Wolf for guiding us through the evening. The night was a great success with beer flowing and an effervecent atmosphere from the off. Upcoming events can be found here: www.beerasylum.com/events