Stouts were often the drinks of the hard labourers, full of flavour and able to take away the taste of the coal dust after a long shift. The New Zealanders seem to have got the hang of making dark stouts and porters as they're all excellent.
They filmed a lot of Lord of the Rings in New Zealand they say Stout was very popular with the Orcs...
Using Lager, crystal roasted and black malts for a in depth stout taste.
Green Bullet and Pacific Jade Hops.
Try adding an extra 500 g of dark powder malt for a more intense stout flavour!
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