What Beer Did You Drink Today (2019)

The Black Cloud

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Catching up on some recent brews:

50/50 Eclipse Imperial Stout

Anchor Merry Christmas Ale 2019

Hoppin' Frog Cafe Boris The Crusher. @jfields asked to drink one of the beers he was generous enough to send my way. John, you mentioned Hoppin Frog Christmas beer, however there was this Hoppin Frog beer, and a Hardywood Christmas beer in the package. I wasn't sure which one you meant, but I assumed the Hardywood. I meant to have that one the other night but I ran out of time. This one was quite good. Robust, deep, dark roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, and a viscous oaty body.

Aslin Cocoa Mapalm. As I said I ran out of time and didn't want to commit to a full 750ml, so I chose something a tad smaller. This one was awesome. Big, bold flavors of dark roasty malts, cocoa, and subtle maple sweetness. Loved this one! Thanks again!

I'll get to that Hardywood Christmas one soon!
 

jfields

Where did all my money go?
Catching up on some recent brews:

50/50 Eclipse Imperial Stout

Anchor Merry Christmas Ale 2019

Hoppin' Frog Cafe Boris The Crusher. @jfields asked to drink one of the beers he was generous enough to send my way. John, you mentioned Hoppin Frog Christmas beer, however there was this Hoppin Frog beer, and a Hardywood Christmas beer in the package. I wasn't sure which one you meant, but I assumed the Hardywood. I meant to have that one the other night but I ran out of time. This one was quite good. Robust, deep, dark roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, and a viscous oaty body.

Aslin Cocoa Mapalm. As I said I ran out of time and didn't want to commit to a full 750ml, so I chose something a tad smaller. This one was awesome. Big, bold flavors of dark roasty malts, cocoa, and subtle maple sweetness. Loved this one! Thanks again!

I'll get to that Hardywood Christmas one soon!
Actually the GBS is one, but I was speaking of this one. https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/14879/313918/

Might be good to do both side by side when you’re in the Christmas Spirit. 😉

ETA: They are not as deep and full of the backstrap molasses as the other stouts, but the myriad of flavors is what I love about them. Like Christmas in a bottle.
 
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jfields

Where did all my money go?
A favorite from Hardywood! “None Of This Makes Sense” NEIPA goes so damn good with these oysters I bought at the farmers market this morning. It compliments everything from the briney oysters themselves29090, to the fresh squeezed lemon juice. 😎

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The Black Cloud

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John I had this one over the weekend. Very unique! The aroma caught my attention. I can't think of another beer where the cinnamon aroma came through so loud and clear. I really enjoyed this one and reminded me of having a chocolate covered graham cracker that was dipped in liquor, or having Cinnamon Toast Crunch soaked in stout. Thanks, this one was a treat!
 

jfields

Where did all my money go?
John I had this one over the weekend. Very unique! The aroma caught my attention. I can't think of another beer where the cinnamon aroma came through so loud and clear. I really enjoyed this one and reminded me of having a chocolate covered graham cracker that was dipped in liquor, or having Cinnamon Toast Crunch soaked in stout. Thanks, this one was a treat!
It is a great beer is it not!
 

bfreebern

Yada, Yada, Yada.
Had 2 over the last week.

Prairie Vanilla Noir, always a great vanilla stout:

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Coffee Abraxas. First time having the coffee variant and it didn't disappoint. It has the classic Abraxas chiles, chocolate and cinnamon, with a great coffee punch.

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