Querkus Smoked Oaked Porter

The presentation of this beer certainly makes one think that this could be a Scandinavian beer – something about the name and the label. Had no idea this was a Ridgeway beer until I looked at the label very carefully. A really pretty color on the pour with...

Midnight Sun

500 mL bottle thanks to lackenhauser as part of Veterans BIF. Pour is a very solid, jet black body with any initially large, light coffee colored head. Some lace is left along with a thin film on the surface of the beer. The first few sips seem a touch on the bitter...

1914 Porter

First tasted at a Brick Store tasting in March of 2009, and subsequently twice more. This is a VERY odd beer that frankly I don’t much care for. I seemed to remember hearing that this was built on an “original” or old style recipe for a Porter and if...

Nethergate Old Growler

500 mL bottle. I have a feeling that this came from Green’s in Columbia, SC, USA. Excellent black colored pour with super red highlights and wonderful lace. Head is a mocha colored film that sits on the surface of the beer. Nose has a really obvious malty,...

Coffee

$3.99, Brawley’s, Charlotte, NC, USA. Love the 11.2oz bottle! Poured into the new Sam Adams glass. Body is an attractive, bright mid-brown with a cappuccino-like frothy head with is persistent. Looks very much like a cold coffee in the glass with plenty of mocha...