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1859 Porter

A complex, dark and full-bodied beer with prominent roasted malts, reminiscent of date sugars, and a restrained fruitiness.

ALC 4.8% VOL
Available March
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BLACK
Smell
COFFEE, MOLASSES, ROAST MALT
Taste
BITTER, DRY, LIQOURICE, FULL-BODIED, ROAST MALT
Bitter
Sweet

AWARDS

IBC 2018: Bronze | IBC 2018: Diploma | World Beer Awards 2016: World's Best Porter | International Beer and Cider Competition 2002: Silver | Beauty of Hops awards 1999: ‘Ultimate Pizza Beer’ | GBBF 1995: 1st in its class and overall runner-up

ABOUT

Pale, crystal and black malts combine with a generous hop grist of Fuggles and Goldings.  Full and rounded with roasted malts to the fore. Conditioned in cask for four weeks before being released from the brewery cellars.

ORIGIN

Brewed to Henry Harvey’s Porter recipe of 1859. The name 'Porter' is thought to derive from the beers' popularity with street and river porters of the 18th Century.

IN THE SHOP

Porter is available throughout the year in our Brewery Shop in 275ml and 500ml bottles.
Porter 275ml
Porter 500ml
Georgian Dragon 275ml

Food Pairing

Porter and Pizza

For the complexity and richness of flavour at work in even the simple Margherita requires a collaborator of equal depth, equal flavour. A necessity a light and fluffy lager-beer doesn’t fulfill. However, Harveys’ bottle conditioned 1859 Porter has these qualities in spades – with it’s rich through-line of malt and chocolate flavours. But it is the deep and clear smokey edge that lifts the combination out of the ordinary, and marks the pairing for greatness.

It’s an unexpected, yet satisfying, adventure that is even more evident when matched with seafood pizzas.

Featured in our blog by Michael Hanson from The Hearth, in Lewes.

FIND HARVEY'S BEERS NEAR YOU

Our 45 pubs are spread over South East England, with three establishments in London (in Borough, Clapham, and Wandsworth).

You can, of course, find a pint of Harvey's in many other pubs and venues in the area.

Harvey's pub finder is populated with Harvey's pubs and verified stockists. We recommend contacting establishments directly prior to visiting to make sure your favourite beer is ready and available.

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