First Snow!

That means it’s really stout season, so a few friends came over after climbing to crack open a couple stouts I had been sitting on for a while.

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Okay, Hill Farmstead Brother Soigne isn’t a stout, but it goes better with Mexican food than stouts. It’s also delicious.

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Three Floyds Moloko: It’s been a long time since I’ve had a Three Floyds beer, mostly because they suck at everything except diabeetus and hoppy pale ales. However, Moloko has aged pretty gracefully, and is actually good now!

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Block 15 Super Nebula (Pappy 20yr): Yeah…so this shit is good. The 2 years of cellaring really rounded the edges off this beer. It flows nicely from dark chocolate, to coffee, to bourbon and vanilla. One of my favorite stouts, and might be my favorite year for this beer.

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Hangar 24 Pugachev’s Cobra: Might be one of the coolest names for a beer ever. It’s actually named after an aerial combat maneuver:

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Anyways, this beer is really, really good. Not quite enough to best the Pappy 20yr Super Nebula, but it’s probably better than the other Super Nebula vintages. It’s a little on the sweet side for a bourbon barrel-aged stout.

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