Some people (including some whose opinions I greatly respect) don’t really like this beer because they think it tastes like a campfire. Well, I like it. The smoky taste makes it taste more than a bit like bacon in a glass. No one’s suggesting you polish off five of them in one night but this typical, German smoked beer is worth adding to the rotation every so often.
Also, an update on the First/Second Draught from a couple weeks ago: GLB’s 25th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA has been in LCBOs for a short while but supplies are already running low. Only 17 locations have ten or more bottles and 14 more are down into single digits. (more…)