Moa Noir

Hazy, reddish-brown pour with a small one finger head and very little lace or retention. Nose and tastes are simple and slightly nutty. In that respect the first impression of this beer are much more in the brown ale area of things rather than as a dark lager. As...

Beerlao Dark

Single from Camp Creek Beverage, Atlanta, GA, USA. Pour gives a mid-brown body with a good degree of clarity and an impressive, high, white head. Not a great deal of lace but decent to look at. Nose and tastes give that typical, sweet, malty slightly watery feel that...

San Miguel Dark Lager

Single from Total Wine @ Perimeter, Atlanta, GA, USA. I wouldn’t go as far as to say that I “like” this beer, but what I will say is that it pretty much nails the style. Now, whether or not you consider that to be a good thing is a different...

McSorley’s Irish Black Lager

12 oz single, Total Wine, Atlanta, GA, USA. Much like its brother, this beer owes more to the marketers than it does the brewers. I liked this about the same as the “Pale” Ale, but again it seemed very mediocre and a beer that is searching for a style...

Leinenkugel’s Fireside Nut Brown

12oz single from Mac’s Midtown, Atlanta, GA, USA. Winter Warmer?? No it isn’t. Frankly this drinks like a maple nut or honey infused brown ale. There were words on the label that said something like “infused with natural flavors” – a bit...