Sunday, 27 December 2015

December 12, 2015

290/1564) Home:  Monty's Golden Ryed Ale by Old Tomorrow of Ontario:  **;  5.5%;  nose is citrusy with a sharp rye edge and honey;  flavours of rye and oak with the rye being most prominent towards the finish;  sweet after taste;

Named for Jon Montgomery, gold medalist from the 2010 winter Olympics in Vancouver.  He is remembered for being spotted in the street and handed a pitcher of beer, which he downed with some enthusiasm on live television.

291/1565) Home:  Red Racer Gingerhead Gingerbread Stout by Central City Brewing of British Columbia:  **;  6%;  chocolatey nose with a strong cinnamon and gingerbread aroma;  strong fresh gingerbread flavours, nearly too sweet but not quite;

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