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What is the source of the plum flavor in (this) plum porter?

I contacted the brewery and they replied that To get the plum flavour we use a natural plum extract. Curious that it's not on the ingredients list. PS. It's St.Peter's Plum Porter.
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Dark Beer Classifications

Porters and Stouts were similar but different... in the beginning. I'm going to try my best to paraphrase this wonderful article, some of the BJCP Guidelines, and this article. Porters (have #s) ...
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Yes, there are craft beer pubs in Porto and microbreweries from Porto! Particularly, Cerveja Letra was born not far from Porto and later opened a beer garden in Porto; Cervejaria do Carmo has around ...
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What is the source of the plum flavor in (this) plum porter?

It's probably a combination of certain hops and yeasts. Some kinds of ale yeasts are known to add a plummy flavour to a beer (WLP500 for example). And also hops like golding or empire can go into this ...
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What is a dry porter?

As @Eric mentioned in the comments, it is similar to wine, where you would expect a dry (or brut for sparkling) wine to have low to no residual sugars. A dry beer (porter, in this case) is brewed ...
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