Top 10 beers for winter

Elland Brewery 1872 Porter

1872 PorterAnd finally we have this beer from the Elland Brewery in Leeds, which was voted Camra’s 2013 Champion winter beer and then was named as the campaign’s Champion Beer of Britain. A dark porter ale the beer is brewed to 6.5% and has a rich, strong flavour, “of coffee and dark chocolate”.

The beer is made to an original 1872 porter recipe and when it was named as Camra’s champion, chair of the competition Colin Valentine said: “Elland 1872 Porter is a fantastic beer and a well deserved winner.”

2 Responses to “Top 10 beers for winter”

  1. Don says:

    I can’t believe Sam Smith Winter Welcome didn’t make this list???

  2. robert jones says:

    notable brewers absent from the list include Gouden Carolus & St Bernardus/

  3. William says:

    Santa’s Panty Dropper from Poor House Brewing Company is a notable winter beer. Stands at 18.5% ABV and full of flavor.

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