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Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Ron-P, Jun 19, 2002.

  1. Zen Butler

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    Alaskan Smoked Porter is a nectar that transcends the simple classification of beer. I can't believe how long this outing eluded me. One of the best porters ever made.
    Speaking of porters I dropped $5 on 16 oz. of a Swedish gem by D. Carnegie and Co.

    I give its' Stark Porter a stellar 4.6 out of a possible 5 rating.
    My Review Excerpt:
    Pours a coal black but penetrable by light revealing hues of red and burgundy. Smell is distant like many porters but reveals chocolate, dates and earth... The taste a woodsy malt flavor overtoned with dates and bark... Extremely creamy medium body porter that I could enjoy with just about anything. One of the finest I've had.
    -Z.K.E Butler
    Ron, and other porter fans, run, and I mean RUN out to get this one.
     
  2. Ron-P

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    Thanks for the heads-up Zen. I'll swing by the LW tonight and see if they stock it.
    This weekend I had several bottles of Moylan's Moylander Double IPA disappear. Went to my bros house on Saturday and he has Moylan's IPA on tap. It was a very yummy weekend.
    Peace Out~[​IMG]
     
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    I’m the Guinness drinker from the Anti-beer thread. It was commented by a few that Guinness was the Budweiser of stouts. So who here can recommend some easily obtainable competitors? The closest big city that I travel to semi-frequently would be Pittsburgh if someone wants to throw out some microbrews from there.
     
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    [​IMG] to Guinness
    Anywho, I tried that Young's Double Chocolate Stout. Very good, but I was trying pretty hard to find the chocolate taste.
     
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    Sampling beers around the country is a good thing. I've enjoyed the thread you started Ron [​IMG]
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  10. Zen Butler

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    Bump...I knew there was a recommendation of Young's Double Chocolate Stout in here.

    I brought this to a beer sampling at a pre-Easter barbecue, and I thought the chocolate taste was quite obvious. I think I would have enjoyed it more as dessert during the winter months. It just isn't suited for spring afternoons in southwestern Louisiana.
     
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    I've even got a couple of La fin du monde glases
     
  15. Zen Butler

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    Your fears are all just. Unibroue produces some of the finest brews available. Trois Pistoles is the best mock Belgian I've tried. This appears to be an outing in danger.

    Think what has happened to the once respectable Newcastle, Guinness Extra Stout and Bass Pale. The three mentioned were at one time much better brews. As Lew eluded to a ways back, I will not dismiss them completely but they are now sub-par gateway beers. You can now hear frat-chants across the country "Dude, Newcastle...".

    Unibroue's brews possess more depth and are not as approachable as the aforementioned. Unfortunately, this is where big business usually steps in to dumb down these brews. As the article suspects, phasing out the more complicated and focusing on watered down flagships that J6P can enjoy. We have seen nothing different with foreign film's dvd treatments by big studios. Dumb it down, make it more accessible. True connoisseurs always lose.
     
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    I've been fighting a damn nasty head cold over the past week and it's still with me. Haven't had any beer lately, this SUCKS!
     
  17. Zen Butler

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    Ron, you get an awful lot of these.
    Had Boddington's Pub ALe last night in the nitro can. This is a little snappy ale that pours very nicely. I had put this one off due to its' popularity, a pleasant surprise.
    Tonight I will observe this one closer. Had food in my mouth. [​IMG]
     
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    I had a Boddington's but it was on tap at a local Irish place. That was one fantastic brew.

    I hope to god that Unibroe doesn't cancel Tres Pistoles. I guess I need to make a run down to Dallas to get some
     

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