Pendle Witches Brew

500 mL bottle from Riverside in Chattanooga, TN, USA. Different label than the one depicted in the BA database, this is the purple and gold one on the brewery web site. Slightly hazed orange honey pour with a small white head and some decent lacing. Suprisingly some persistent carbonation too. All the attributes that one would expect for the style are there. Creamy mouthfeel with oodles of bread based malts. Hops are in the background perfectly married with the sweeter nuances. A little drier...

Black Cat

Slightly newer, more up to date label than the one shown on BA. $4.99, O'Reilly's on Hilton Head Island, SC, USA. Dark brown tawny pour with ruby red highlights. Some head and some nice lacing. I am always intrigued by the aroma of beers like this one as the smells are intense, port like and seem to come from a beer maybe three or four times the ABV. I have no idea how the brewers manage to achieve this level of intensity of aroma from a beer that is 3.4% ABV! You could drink this for days on...