Steamworks Brewing in Vancouver have announced the release of their new salted black porter, the first beer in from their new Illumination series of beers, conjured from the imagination of head brewer.
This special chocolate porter is salted with hand-harvested Pacific Ocean fleur de sel from Vancouver Island Salt Co., which they say gives it an interesting flourish.
Check out the press release below:
Why give chocolate for Valentine’s day when you can give chocolate beer? Steamworks is spreading the love with the release of a Salted Chocolate Porter, the first release in their new Illumination Series.
Steamworks Salted Chocolate Porter offers vanilla aromas and a full body with rich chocolate flavours from a well-balanced combination of toasted and chocolate malts. While the addition of hand-harvested Pacific Ocean Fleur de Sel from Vancouver Island Salt Co. provides an intriguing flourish on the finish. It pours near black with a tan head and is a rich and robust brew sure to please classic porter lovers and adventurous imbibers alike.
About the Illumination Series
Symbolized by a soaring lighbulb, Steamworks illumination series is made up of adventurous craft creations from the mind of award-winning brewmaster, Julia Hanlon. Specialized ingredients, cutting-edge brewing techniques and the spirit of invention have synergized to create a truly special series of beers.
The porter is available now by the glass, bottle or growler at Steamworks Burnaby taproom and will be available in government and private liquor stores everywhere as of next week.
About Steamworks Brewing Company
Named after the steam that flows through and powers its Burnaby brewery & flagship brewpub in Gastown, Steamworks proudly brews distinct, flavourful and award-winning craft beers.