The Jujube is a sweet, berrylike fruit found commonly throughout Eurasia. Turns out, it tastes bloody good in a porter.
To begin, pale, crystal and roasted malts are combined with hot water to create a rich wort. Taiheke hops are then introduced, followed by seventy-five litres of Jujube syrup courtesy of our mates at Jujubes SA. Once in the tank, a clean ale yeast brings it all together.
The beer is dark brown, with ruby shimmers. Aromas of liquorice and toffee apple from the nose, with lifted notes of sweet fig. Its silky on the palate, with light roast characters, cola and a hint of treacle