On tap was Old Smokey

April 24th, 2006 by Kevork In a dirty poolhall, seemingly left for abandon, I spied a gem on tap. Through the smog of poolchalk dust and cigarette smoke, my eyes locked on to Stone Smoked Porter. This is a delicious porter with an unceasing caramel head. It is not too sweet, a problem I find […]

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Gaspar the friendly porter

May 1st, 2006 by Andy Ybor Gold’s Gaspar’s Porter poured a dark brownish color with a small white head that clung to the sides of the glass over time. The smell was the pleasant sweetness of malts with hints of espresso. Gaspar’s taste was surprisingly light with a date-like sweet flavor, which was complemented by […]

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What a grand Highland

March 3rd, 2007 by Andy There are few Porters I consider excellent– in fact, until this evening, there were only two such beers that this snob would consider as worthy: Breckenridge’s Vanilla and the Alaskan Smoked. I am here to tell you, ladies, gentlemen, and Beast drinkers that the Highland Brewery has brewed a doozy […]

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