American Porter

Saturday Night's Beer Share

Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend February 18th – 20th 2011 in Review

Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend February 18th – 20th 2011                                   Our 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend Beer Tour was quite a success!   We visited 2 brew pubs, 2 breweries, had two great beer paired dinners and 2 after

Summer Beer Tasting: 21 different styles in 26 Beers

My friend Stu returned from California with a nice haul of “West Coast” beers not available in S. Florida.   His philosophy is that good beer is meant to be shared, so he invited a small handful of friends to his

Beer #117 Ballast Point Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter

Name:  Victory at Sea Coffee Vanilla Imperial Porter Style:  American Porter Brewery: Ballast Point Brewing Company website Country:  USA Region:  San Diego, California ABV: 10.0% Abv How served: 22 oz capped bomber poured into a Petrus glass.           My Overall

Beer # 90 Flying Dog Road Dog Porter

Name: Road Dog Porter Style: Porter   Brewery: Flying Dog Brewery. website Country: USA Region: Frederick, Maryland ABV: 6.0% Abv How served: 12oz capped bottle poured into a Chimay chalice.          My Overall Opinion: Very Good.  I paired this beer

Beer #37 Nissefar

  Name: Nissefar Style: American Porter Brewery: HaandBryggeriet  website Country: Norway Region:  Drammen ABV: 7.0% How served: 500ml capped bottle poured into a Petrus galss.      My Overall Opinion: Good I paired this beer with: Fish and vegetable stew.  

Beer # 12 Black Butte XXI

  My 2nd chocolate pairing on Halloween eve. Name: Black Butte XXI Style: American Porter Brewery: Deschutes Brewery website Country: USA Region: Bend, Oregon ABV: 11.0% How served: 22oz waxed dipped capped bomber into a Hennepin glass. My Overall Opinion:

Beer #11 Side Project Volume #4 Dos Cocoas

Since it is Halloween eve, and Halloween somehow brings back memories of eating lots of chocolate.  So I figure it is time to enjoy some chocolate indulgence tonight.  My 2 beers tonight have the theme of chocolate.   Name: Dos