American Stout, 6% ABV
A: Pours opaque black or very, very dark brown with a light mocha head that quickly crumbles, but leaves some lacing.
N: Sweet roasted coffee. Milk chocolate. Possibly some toffee. I’m not sure I can identify the licorice, but there’s definitely a sweet sense of dark fruit in there.
T: Creamy milk chocolate. Minimally bitter coffee. There’s noticeable sweetness – maybe lactose-related – but it’s not as forward as the aroma indicates. A nice caramel malt presence.
M: Lighter side of heavy body and creamy with minimal carbonation.
O: Kalamazoo is a nice stout, though a little on the sweet side for me. If nothing else, it’s a much needed reprieve from the heavy coffee, cocoa, and roasted flavors that typically characterize the style.
Agour Ossau Iraty
A: Smooth with a few wrinkles and a crack or two. White-yellow in color. Hard…
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