Sunday, 30 July 2017

July 23, 2017

241/2059) Home:  Je Ne Sais Quoi by Little Known Brewing Company of Ontario:  *1/2; 4.2%;  Little Known is in fact a collaboration between Flying Monkeys of Ontario and the 49th Parallel Group, a distributor of British Columbia;  billed as "mysteriously obscure and beyond conventional categories;  cloudy appearance;  nose is promisingly citrusy (grapefruit) with pine;  flavours open a bit weak, almost washed out citrus and pine but things quickly turn bitter and resiny, nearly off puttingly so, in a lingering manner;  still, I would give it a second chance, especially on tap or on cask;

242/2060) Home:  Tom Green Summer Stout by Beau's All Natural Brewing of Ontario:  *1/2;  5%, 27 ibu;  a Blonde milk stout;  brewed with barley, oats, lactose, coffee and cocoa nibs;  pale and clear;  sweet, grainy chocolate notes;  sweet coffee nose with lingering coffee flavours;  without roastiness it doesn't feel like I am drinking a stout then but in the interest of full disclosure I do take my coffee black, no sugar;

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