26 Feb

Bounty Hunter Beer Review

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Oddly summery for an imperial porter, Bounty Hunter is as delicious as it is dark

Brewery: Bellwoods Brewery
Style: Strong Porter
ABV: 10.3%        IBU: N/A

 

“AKA “The Cocopo”: This strong porter received a healthy dose of raw coconut and vanilla during fermentation. The result is a maelstrom of bitter chocolate, dark malt flavours, with a subtle coconut/vanilla underbelly.”

 

 

 

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16 Feb

Glassware Guide Now Live

Due to some unexpected technological issues in the last week the glassware guide took a bit longer to create than expected. Luckily I was able to make some good use of the long weekend in order to get everything sorted out and today I am able to announce the launching of the Drunk Kitten glassware guide!

Featuring some handy pouring tips and purchasing guides, it is a complete guide to finding the best glass for your favourite beer. Take a look and feel free to leave suggestions for additions or improvements below!

12 Feb

Harry Porter Beer Review

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Harry Porter in my frosted Pisces glass

Brewery: Great Lakes Brewery
Style: Porter
ABV: 6.5%      IBU: 18

 Stemming from our Project X line, Tank Ten is a tickle trunk of tasty treats. This series is payback to our hard working brewers. We’ve reserved fermenting tank number ten for them and have given them the green light to brew whatever the heck they want. Bottoms up!

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02 Feb

Coming Soon: Glassware Guide

glassware promo postThat’s right, I am putting the finishing touches on my handy glassware guide and expect to have it all ready for next week. Once complete it will provide descriptions and pictures of the appropriate glassware for each type of beer along with some helpful tasting notes for when you just aren’t sure. I am also including some great places to purchase all the various styles, shapes, and sizes of glassware so you can make sure that every beer you drink at home is served exactly as the brewer intended!

Come back Thursday next week for another delicious beer review and then join me Monday to learn everything you will need to know about how glasses affect the aroma and flavour of your favourite brew!