When the temperature plummets low enough to put ice on your pint, forget about upping the heating. This season, a bottle of sweet, smoky porter is the anti-freeze we’ll be reaching for to thaw us from the inside out.
For too long, many drinkers dismissed it as too heavy - pitch black, oil thick and strong enough to burn through our tonsils. But now, with young craft breweries creating surprisingly light but heavy-on-taste brews, they deserve your attention. Like, really deserve it.
Here’s the best of the bunch, ready to toast your belly good and proper, as told by beer pro Sarah Warman...
*Hover over the image to see which bottles you need to buy*