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RCH Brewery

Ale Mary

$4.95, VERY substantial 500 mL bottle, Green's, Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA, USA. Pretty unusual beer. First off, it pours and smells like a pretty standard, English Pale Ale, bottle-conditioned offering that we get in the USA. One difference, there is a cloudy, honey colored appearance that is a little different. Lots of simple, sweet biscuit malts (as expected) in the nose and the taste, but then things change fairly rapidly. Creamy head. There IS a spice element, but not in the way one...

Old Slug Porter

$4.99 Arbor Beverage, Douglasville, GA. Mmm, mildly disappointed, but tempered by my love for Porters in general. This brew probably resembles the style in a truer fashion than some of the more contemporary beers, but was a little too smoky, a little too bitter and a little less smooth than I have become accustomed to in a Porter. This would not be my first choice, and I believe there are plenty of other cheaper, better beers of similar style out there (St. Peter's Old Style Porter for...