Origin of Darkness, a great serie from the Canadian Collective Arts and in collaboration with a few other breweries.
In this case a collaboration with Põhjala from Estonia.
This Origin Of Darkness is a Porter with the addition of fresh pumice.
And yes, this one too was aged in French Cognac barrels for 9 months, after which they added the plums to give it a slightly more fruity character.
The taste of roasted malts that linger slightly more bitter in the aftertaste.
Slightly fruity, but I don’t get any real plum out.
The Cognac barrel aging comes through well and therefore it is also a bit heavier to drink.
Did you know that Collective Arts have their labels designed by all kinds of artists from all over the world?
Their labels are carefully chosen by a jury and the best designs are then eventually used for their beers.
For example, the artist of the design in question is always mentioned on each label.
Perhaps what makes it even more fun is that their tins often consist of multiple designs. For example, the labels can always differ!
Note: the date on the bottom is always the date when the beer was canned!