Chili Porter – Okanagan Spring Brewery (BC, Canada)

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Chili Porter – Okanagan Spring Brewing (Sapporo), 6.5% ABV, 341ml., (Vernon, BC, Canada)

printed on the 6-pack box:

“Our new seasonal brew combines the rich, flavourful characteristics of a classic porter with the unique addition of chili and chipotle notes. Caramel spice aromas give way to a balanced sweetness and creamy mouthfeel, while the finish delivers a subtle chili bite.”

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  • Style: (chili, chipotle, flavoured) Porter
  • Taste: Toasted barley malt smooth subtle chili mild heat
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $13.80 CAD – 6x341ml., November 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: not worth having to drink 6 of them

Visual: Pours dark cola brown with minimal head, a thin hazy layer of micro retention, fast singular streams.

Nose: roasted barley malt with hints of chipotle chili. (lvl-4)-pungency

Attack: crisp-thicker, incoming malts

Mid-palate: half-creamy mouthfeel, chipotle chili, (lvl-5)-sweetness, background light subtle sour, roasted barley malt, caramel malt

Finish: thin body, subtle mild chili throat spicy, malty finish.

Summary: Overall quite drinkable with pleasant toasty malty sweetness and well-integrated chili spiciness.