A 7% ABV porter from South Norte. The nose reminded me of Chuao Chocolate’s Spicy Maya dark chocolate bar – sweet chocolate, cinnamon and chilies. I was pleasantly surprised it was not too coffee forward. Flavors of sweet chocolate with cinnamon and some underlying coffee. Though sweet, it’s not a pastry stout…and if comparing to […]
Our first Croatian craft beers. Both were clean, balanced and true to style. Both seemed more American-style and less similar to their European counterparts. The 5.3% ABV Pale Ale ale was refreshing and had a mildly hopped finish. The 6.5% ABV Porter was smooth and roasty with with no unpleasant bitterness.
Something organic to sip while eating my “Soul Bowl” at Native Foods Cafe, Encinitas.
Greatly enjoying this “baby” growler full of yummy, roasty, 7.5% coffee porter from Hess Brewing! Hess brews some of the best coffee beer ever using roasted coffee beans from The Coffee and Tea Collective… I hope I can sleep tonight after all the caffeine!
Fortunate to have enjoyed small bottles of these two yummy beers ordered from out of state. Creme Brûlée is still my all time favorite from Southern Tier, but the 2X Stout and Dark Robust Porter were very tasty!
The one question I can count on when people find out the Beer Molly and I have been married for 20 years is “what’s your secret?” The best I can say is that we have a happy situation. Both of us love great beer, but niether of us like the same great beer. One look […]
My van is getting new tires, so I’m killing a couple hours @ Fenway Sports Bar & Grill with my phone, a Sierra Nevada porter and some Euro-soccer. Update: Fenway in Carlsbad, CA. Not Mass. Sorry Boston friends, I’m not sneaking around without you.