TWO BROTHERS REPRIEVE SCHWARZBIER

I really enjoy schwarzbiers, but they’re definitely not a style you see all that often, even in this age of increasing craft beer enlightenment. I imagine that’s because they’re kind of a relic and caught stylistically inbetween a bunch of other places–a dark beer that is also crisp, not as powerfully flavored as your porters […]

DESCHUTES BLACK BUTTE XXIII

The Black Butte “Birthday Reserve” Imperial Porter is one of Deschutes Brewing’s most anticipated releases every year.  It is an imperial version of their already excellent Black Butte Porter, one of my favorite porters out there.  Adding to the anticipation this year, last year’s batch was cancelled when it was discovered that the chocolate nibs […]