The Nutella beer is the brainchild of Fritzenberger Frites and Matt Glanville, head brewer at Burger Brew Pub. He describes the brew as a traditional English brown porter beer with notes of freshly toasted hazelnuts, lactose and chocolate extract, which is then treated with liquid nitrogen for extra body and a smooth texture.
Unfortunately, Matt only made one 50 litre batch, so those who want to try the chocolatey concoction for themselves will need to get in quick.
Matt told Ten Daily that his creation is “"designed to be smooth and easy drinking … a serious beer for beer lovers but with those familiar Nutella flavours for the dessert lovers."
Matt has called it Nutella Porter.
As to why they decided to make it? "We find people really enjoy the weird and wacky beers," he told 10 daily. "We did a Vanilla Ice-Cream beer for Ekka last year and it sold really well. People really like sweet, out-there beers -- so we thought this was a good excuse to do something weird and tie it into an event!"
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