Episode #187: Bourbon Stout Blind Tasting: The Sequel

The first blind stout tasting was on the heels of the Store’s grand opening, and Chris wasn’t in the best shape, fortitudinally speaking. This time, he’s ready to go. Let’s see how he does.

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Breweries and Beers

tootiFirestone Walker Parabola
Firestone Walker Parabola
tooti Dark Horse BA Plead the 5th
Dark Horse BA Plead the 5th
tooti Bell's Black Note
Bell's Black Note
tooti Goose Island BCS
Goose Island BCS
tooti Great Lakes BA Blackout Stout
Great Lakes BA Blackout Stout

Comments 3 

  1. From "ChrisQ" :

    You make it sound so obvious, Russ!

  2. From "PeteH" :

    That day was my first visit to the shop. Thanks for my first taste of BA Blackout! Interesting to hear your notes on each having been there that day. I think you liked Blackout more than I did, but I agree with your assessment of Black Note.

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