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Spring House Big Gruesome vs. Terrapin Liquid Bliss

Spring House Big Gruesome vs. Terrapin Liquid Bliss

It seems that there are many peanut butter beers hitting shelves this winter. While last down in DC, I picked up Terrapin’s Side Project 18: Liquid Bliss, and got the idea to match it up with a lesser-known local brew: Big Gruesome. First up, Big Gruesome. Here’s what Spring House has to say about it: Creamy, malty, and full-bodied, the Big Gruesome Stout is scary good. The intense, roasty flavor comes from two types of chocolate malt … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Porter, Spring House Brewing Co., Stout, Terrapin Beer Co.

Stout “Floating” – Which Ice Cream Flavor is Best?

Stout “Floating” – Which Ice Cream Flavor is Best?

Recently I experimented with “Floating” an IPA, comparing whether orange sherbet or lemon sorbet was better. In my second experiment, I went with the go-to style for beer floats: Stouts. The temperature was in the 90s this past weekend so it was the perfect opportunity. The kids were eyeing the ice cream so I felt that I couldn’t wait any longer. Ingredients Green Flash’s Silva Stout, Häagen–Dazs’ vanilla & coffee ice creams Appearance: The beer in each of the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer Float, Stout

Founders Breakfast Stout

Founders Breakfast Stout

While Founders Brewing Company brews a wide variety of beers, they’re best known for  their array of highly-sought-after stouts.  Packing bars and other drinking establishments across the country on release dates, their line of distinguished stouts are sure to please anyone who has a penchant for black-as-night beers.  Fellow author Russ just took a recent look at KBS in its 2011 and 2012 incarnations, describing the beer as “phenomenal”.  For this review, however, I’ll be taking … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beer, Founders Brewing Co., Imperial Stout