I hope the holidays treated you well. It’s not like you were suffering from lack of beer this week, but just in case you’re jonesing for something new, I did manage to find a few new things to keep the end of the decade fresh.
RoHa – Project Porter: Roasty malt is strong on the nose. There’s a lot of chocolate in the taste, and there’s a rich creaminess, too. A touch of hop bitterness to balance (or is it char?). Its body is rich and substantial, a lot like a stout. 5.0% – Available at RoHa.
Kiitos – West Coast IPA: The aroma started with citrus peel somewhat bitter with an underlying sweet to bitter pine to blend. The taste was moderately bitter with an underscore of bitter piney-ness. There’s a lingering bitter piney aftertaste leading into a slight dry sweet citrus finish. 5.0% – only on draft at Kiitos.
Pipeworks – Close Encounters: This Black IPA has a bright citrusy nose with subtle cocoa and roasty malts. The taste is bitter up front with citrus rind and earthy notes. The r …
Source: Utah Beer
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