976: Thomas Hardy's Ale

976: Thomas Hardy’s Ale

On the nose, suggestions of dark stone fruits, roast malt, alcohol, a peatlike smokiness, and a floral hoppiness. Portlike on the palate with notes of...

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A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible. Thomas Hardy, Writer

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977: Le Merle

977: Le Merle

Name: Le MerleBrewery: North Coast BrewingCountry of Origin: United StatesCity & State: Fort Bragg, CaliforniaStyle: Saison / Farmhouse AleAlcohol Content (ABV): 7.9%First Brewed: 2007 Tasting NotesComplex aroma of citrus, pineapple, and a touch...

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978: Samuel Smith’s Taddy Porter

978: Samuel Smith’s Taddy Porter

Name: Samuel Smith’s Taddy PorterBrewery: Samuel SmithCountry of Origin: EnglandCity & State: Not ApplicableStyle: English Porter Alcohol Content (ABV): 5%First Brewed: 1979 Tasting NotesA deep ruby beer with chocolate, caramel, and sweet tobacco...

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979: St. Peter’s Cream Stout

979: St. Peter’s Cream Stout

Name: St. Peter’s Cream StoutBrewery: St. Peter’s BreweryCountry of Origin: EnglandCity & State: Not ApplicableStyle: Milk / Sweet Stout Alcohol Content (ABV): 6.5%First Brewed: 2001 Tasting NotesThink burned toast and espresso with hints...

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These are flower cones from a young crop of hops. These hops will be used in brewing.

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