Monthly Archives: March 2013

Green Flash Brewing Co. Double Stout Black Ale

From the Brewery:  “Golden naked oats mashed with dark crystal and robust roasted malts create a luscious black brew with satin smooth finish. An old-world style, done the Green Flash way. Big, bold, flavorful and complex.” “With a modern view … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams Dark Depths

From the Bottle:  “Across the cold and brackish waters of the Baltic, the English porter was transformed, from a mild ale to a dark and complex lager that confounds definition.   Immersed in dark, roasted malts and a bold citrus hop … Continue reading

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Kona Brewing Co. Pipeline Porter

From the Brewery:  “Rich & Roasty: Pipeline Porter is smooth and dark with a distinctive roasty aroma and earthy complexity from its diverse blends of premium malted barley. This celebration of malt unites with freshly roasted 100% Kona coffee grown … Continue reading

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Sam Adams Cream Stout

From the Bottle:   “Harkening back to the tradition of English sweet stouts, our cream stout has a rich smooth silkiness that differs from its Irish dry stout cousin. Dark roasted malts give this brew its ebony color and deep … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin

2011 Silver Medal – San Diego International Beer Festival From the Brewery:  “A decadent Oatmeal Stout brimming with cocoa and espresso aromas.  This beer features a rich, dark chocolate and roasted coffee flavor with a creamy mouth feel and wonderfully … Continue reading

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Welcome!

I’ve decided to try this whole thing out, based off of my new-found love of great craft beer. There are plenty of (better) quality beer review sites and blogs out there, done by people who most assuredly know much, much more … Continue reading

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Mammoth Brewing Double Nut Brown Porter

2012 Gold Medal Winner at the World Beer Cup in the Brown Porter Category From the bottle: “A local’s favorite, this dark ale is reminiscent of coffee and dark chocolate and is our version of a brown porter. Double Nut Brown exhibits … Continue reading

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