Tag Archives: Spiced Beer

Pressure Drop Brewing Co. Escape Pod (10%)

Brewed in collaboration with Left Handed Giant, Escape Pod is a Chocolate, Coconut, Vanilla Stout. Yes, you read right. It’s an enormous fun packed fairground ride of a beer. A beer to make you giddy. A beer to make your … Continue reading

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Wylam Brewing Co. El Topo (7.2%)

Brewed especially for this year’s IMBC, El Topo is a Mexican Oatmeal Stout. The thing is it’s just snow here near as good as it promises. Pouring a deep mahogany purple brown the aroma is all about the fresh lime … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery Greetings From Fort Mill (3.8%)

Brewed in collaboration with Amor Arts Of Carolina, this Grisette with Yarrow and Orange Peel is absolutely smashing. The aroma is a light and summery crackle of spicy honey and tarragon and the beer pours a very inviting warm peach. … Continue reading

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Westerham Brewery Dragons Shadow (4.5%)

This is Westerham’s Coffee Stout and it’s really very drinkable. It pours an inky black with a frothy cappuccino head and smells of coffee and chocolate. And that’s where the main body of the beer starts. Lots of rich and … Continue reading

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Mad Squirrel Brewery Hoodwink (5.3%)

Hoodwink is a Chocolate White Stout and it’s a very nice thing. I’m a sucker for a White Stout, and no one has come close to Durham’s take on the style until now. Where Durham made a straight up true … Continue reading

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