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Notes on beers brewed by

the Nils Oscar Company

Nils Oscar Rökporter

500 mL bottle fro Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. I enjoy a smoked porter, especially in the winter months and if smoke s going to work in a beer at all, a porter is a great style to match up with the ashes. Lovely black body with plenty of brown/red highlights. Mocha head is high early, retention and lace are good. Solid. Nose and and tastes give some noticeable, lactose like milkiness. Smoke pushes the milk sugar away and the sweetness drops off to give a nice, authentic porter flavor. Smoke...

Nils Oscar Barley Wine

Updated notes 09/13/2022 - Pictured, but read on ... Mmm ... OK, here's the deal. I ran across this bottle in September of 2022 in what looked like a store that had not been open too long (Crown Liquors at 116th Street in Indianapolis) and thought it VERY odd! I haven't seen this beer in the US for at least 10 years, possibly even longer than that, but I thought, "OK, this store looks new, it might not be old stock so let's see if this beer is back from the dead and is being re-distributed."...