Beer Notes: Farm Table: Dry Irish Stout

Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company (Vankleek Hill, Ontario)

Irish Dry Stout (4.1%)

Farm Table Series: Dry Irish Stout

Look: Black, but not quite opaque. Ruby tinges when held to light. Large & spongy tan head settles as creamy collar, large lace spots.

Smell: Roasted malt, baker’s chocolate, sea water, birch bark.

Taste: Dry chocolate, dark roasted malt, stone fruit, a bit salty in the finish and aftertaste.

Mouth: Light-medium body, though grainy. Moderate carbonation, some mineral character.

Opinion: Drinks as advertised. A well-crafted traditional stout you could enjoy all day.

Food: Beef or pork stew, young cheddar or marble cheese, light rye bread, root vegetables, smoked oysters.

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