Stanley Park Ice Breaker Winter Ale
The label reads Stanley Park, but tasteful notes of cherry and dark chocolate will put you in a Black Forest state of mind! Specialty German malts provide the backbone and rich colour, while low carbonation and IBU allow the unique flavours of this porter style ale to break through.
Category Porter Ale, Cherry & Dark Chocolate Specialty Ale
Appearance Beautiful deep dark brown & garnet body, with a creamy tan head
Aroma Toasted malts and notes of cherry & chocolate
Taste Well balanced with roasted malt and tasteful hints of dark chocolate and lush cherries
Mouth Feel Medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and low bitterness
Food Pairing Aged Gouda, Mascarpone, or Gruyère cheeses, Roasted Pork Tenderloin with fresh cherry and tomato chutney, or with dessert like Dark Cocao Chocolate, or New York Cheesecake
Black or chocolate malt gives the porter its dark brown color. Porters are well hopped and heavily malted. This is a medium-bodied beer. Porters can be sweet. Hoppiness can range from bitter to mild. Porters are often confused with stouts.