Beverage Medley – Stouts

We drink a lot.  Not just alcoholic beverages, but I am known to grab some mystery drink and give it a shot.  We are also huge fans of spa water, and this summer I want to try it with mint, peach, pineapple, green apple… So this post is pretty theme-y.  It is about stouts.  I am really enjoying these right now, not too hoppy, not too wheaty.  Sometimes I get a ‘doll aisle’ smell when drinking wheat, mostly Belgian beers.  Not the biggest fan of that.
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This was the stout that started it all.  Bueno Cheapo Vino was holding their first beer tasting and it was awesome.  I discovered I am not the biggest fan of Belgium beers… yet.

Still loving the amber ales and then there was the stout.  “Breakfast in a can” it was called, and when paired with  Meantime, a coffee porter, you are ready to hit the mountain.
After the stout revival at Mt. Hood, with stouts that were only available in Oregon, I figured it would be wise to try different ones, see what I like.    One Monday, I stopped over at Brewer’s Haven and took a look around.
I was directed to Ninkasi.  Fiance likes this brewery, the IPA and ale, as I looked down the line and saw the Oatis.
I really like this one.  For not being picky.  It only comes in the 22oz bottle, so I can get 2 days out of one bottle.

Also at the Bueno beer tasting was the Meantime coffee porter.  An 11oz bottle has the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee.

The beverage post!  Lets see how long this will stick.  It seem pretty promising since I tend to consume beverages of all sorts.  There is a new soda shop in town and I picked up a few, forgot pictures for two of them but no worries!  There is the internet, and there are pictures.  Cool, huh?


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