Yo Ho! Ahoy there me hearties! It’s that time of year again. The time when ye be searchin’ fer some grog for “Talk Like A Pirate Day“. Once again, ya lily-livered landlubbers came back here, eh? Well, batten down the hatches and take a look at this years list of Hoppy Pirate Beers! Continue reading
Abita Brewing Company – Abita Springs, LA
Turbodog 5.6% ABV
I had this in Chicago. I asked the bartender for some craft brew and he offered me one of these. I liked it! Was not too heavy but not too lite. It had chocolate notes, I tasted smoke and caramel. I would recommend this to someone starting out on the darker brews.
RJ Rockers – Black Perle – Spartanburg, South Carolina
Dark IPA – 9.5% ABV
The first brew in the new “Ales From The Dark Side” series, Black Perle is 90-minute, octo-hopped, dark IPA that weighs in at 9.5% abv and named for the German bittering hops, Perle, that were added during the beers unusually long 90-minute boil.
Call me Captain Jack Sparrow. Nutty, hints of coffee very smooth. RRRRRR!