Hopback Summer Lightning

Very nice. Clear, golden pour with good carbonation but this fades quickly and there is not much lace. Mildly disappointed in the look (perhaps a function of the bottling). Very distinct hop aroma with almost a sweet, oak aged or whisky type smell - VERY attractive! Extremely light drinking, this is well named. Refreshing and initial sweetness is backed up with perfect balance that takes the drinkability to a new level. I am guessing that this suffers a little in the bottle, so, fresher and...

Hopback Entire Stout

Black body with a colossal head and persistent, big carbonation. Great looking, but the carbonation is mildly annoying. Great lace and the towering almost solid-like head makes this an impressive beer in the glass. Single 1 Pint .9 fl oz bottle from Michaels, Marietta, GA, USA. Plenty of lactose sweetness in the nose. A light and easy drinking stout that manages to pull it off by still being full of flavor and satisfying. Sometimes these lower ABV stouts can be a little light and not creamy...