Beers

Black Forest

When the Harpoon Distributing Company (HDC) isn’t delivering brewery-fresh beer throughout the neighborhoods of Boston, they spend time looking over the shoulders of our Brewers. In 2012, HDC developed a version of a cherry chocolate porter that quickly became a favorite around the Breweries. It didn’t take long for the brewers to work up a 10-barrel test batch – and we knew we had to make more.

A hearty base of chocolate, caramel, and Marris Otter malt is complemented by sweet cherry and cacao nibs added during the fermentation process in this decadent take on a traditional porter.


Tasting Notes:
  • Appearance: Deep brown hue, nice firm head
  • Aroma: Blend of chocolate and sweet cherry
  • Mouth feel: Full, complex
  • Taste: Smooth, malty, chocolaty, with a hint of cherry sweetness
  • Finish: Clean with a bit of cherry


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