Stouts, Porters and Dry County – Episode 49
It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
We’re talking, of course, about stouts, porters, and all those great roasty holiday beers that come out this time of the year.
To help us enjoy them, we invited the trio from Dry County Brewing company into the studio.
Truck and Tap’s Beers of the Week:
Dry County served up some of their dark beers, including their Bad Hombre.
Other wintry-type beers we talked about:
- Burnt Hickory Courageous Conductor – Red Velvet Cake Porter
- Creature Comforts Koko Buni – Milk porter with Coffee and coconut
- Terrapin Moo Hoo (Chocolate milk stout) and its several variants.
- Wild Heaven Ode to Mercy Special Winter Ale (Coffee brown with bourbon barrel chips.)
- Good People El Gordo (13.9% Russian Imperial Stout)
- Back Forty Peanut Butter Porter
- Red Brick Vanilla Gorilla (Vanilla Porter)
- Red Brick Hype Whale (Bourbon Imperial Stout – Releases around February)
- Southbound Moonlight Drive – Imperial Coffee Stout
- Scofflaw Barrel Aged Absentia – Imperial Stout in Buffalo Trace Barrels (Release 01/14)
- Three Taverns Helm’s Deep (Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imeperial Stout) & Third Age (Sherry Barrel Old Ale)
- Monday Night Bourbon Barrel Drafty Kilt – Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch Ale
- Orpheus The Ferryman – BBA Imperial Stout with coffee, chiles, vanilla beans
- Jekyll Redneck Christmas Stout – Imperial Stout with coffee, chocolate, and peppermint
Headlines (sponsored by Your Pie Perimeter):
- Second Self distributing into Alabama
- Georgia Beer Company requesting permit in downtown Valdosta
- Beer Gardens popping up in Decatur and downtown
- Beer volumes decline where marijuana is legal
- Gatlinburg fires – Smoky Mountain Brewery is OK, but they will be closed “indefinitely”
- Trim Tab, Creature Comforts makes list of Craft Breweries to watch
- BrewDog domestic beer production delayed, to begin in April
- How much would you pay for a beer? One guy paid $5k for a 2013 Toppling Goliath Vanilla Bean Assassin Stout (via beerblackbook.com)
Coming up next week? We’ll head up north…. North Georgia that is, to talk to Fannin Brewing. Have a great week, and cheers!