Despite the absurdly thick void black pour, the distinctively sharp booze of apple brandy blooms far above the nose just as the slow to form head displays its dark mocha hue before fizzling out to a thin chain. Coming in closer reveals nutty wafer dipped
Bready malt & a light tang of yeast that's a bit fruity--like green grape or a hint of pear skin--give way to uniquely abrasive oak that's almost metallic. The body is a bit watery with an unevenly distributed carbonation coming to an oddly waxy finish.
Chocolate and cacao, both the soothing roast and light acidity, give way to a little coffee earth and a slight tang of woody, herbal hop before coming back to tobacco. SMASH BURGER 👊Earned the To The Port (Level 46) badge!
As balanced and unobtrusively palate cleansing as it gets, the medium body has a fine, firm carb that cuts right thru any residual burger bits on your palate before vanishing in the swallow. A slight touch of toastiness comes out up front on second sip.