Irish Style Stout

12 oz stubbie bottle as per the usual Sprecher presentation. Thanks go out to Kevin for the chance to try this beer. The bottom line with Sprecher is that they produce some great examples of simple styles, that are generally under-appreciated outside of their...

Out Of Bounds Stout

12 oz single from Total Wine, Perimeter, Atlanta, GA, USA. Extraordinary that I have never reviewed this. Pour gives a lovely creamy head on top of dark brown body. Light brown, mahoghany highlights. Head is well retianed and produces some great lace. Good looking,...

Guinness 250th Anniversary Stout

$5.00 for the pint at Taco Mac in Douglasville, GA, USA. Maybe a difficult beer to give an objective shake to, given that “normal” Guinness is the inevitable reference point. Pour was jet black but with a much smaller, wispier head than...

Dry Stout

12oz stubbie bottle – a single. Pretty sure that this was left over from the CEO/Old Farts BIF, thanks to Vancer. Black body with some orange highlights deep in the sampling glass. Head is gone quickly to reveal little or no lace. Nose is promising with plenty...

Blue Fin Stout

12oz single comes with a notched label with a “Best Before” date. Poured into the sampler glass, this gives a jet black body with minimal orange/red highlights. An espresso colored head, and some very scant lace. A somewhat fishy/lactose character to the...