Stout

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 16:26:07 MDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:42 PM, David Haak <david.haak at gmail.com> wrote:
> n Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Jason Van Patten <jason at infogenix.com> wrote:
>> On 6/7/2011 9:53 AM, Daniel C. wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 6:20 PM, Charles Curley
>>> <charlescurley at charlescurley.com>  wrote:
>>>>> infinity, space-time and that's just this past week.
>>>> Moi? I find it much more profitable to ponder the depths of a good
>>>> stout.
>>> I recommend avoiding Stone Imperial Russian Stout, unless you're a
>>> massochist.  Then again, it's been a few years, and maybe my first
>>> impression was wrong...
>>>
>>> Anyone know of a good Utah stout?  One that won't obliterate my mind
>>> in a single bottle and leave me with the mother of all hangovers the
>>> next day?
>>>
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>> Barq's?
>>
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>
> All the really, really good stouts I know of unfortunately only come
> in one and done bottles, and many are not from Utah, but I love beer
> so here are some of the best I have had.
>
> (Utah) Squatters Outer Darkness -- Pours like paint, very well worth
> the price, by far my favorite beer that squatters has made
> (Utah) Crooked Labyrinth Black Ale -- This is part of Uinta's Crooked
> line of beers
> (Oregon) Deschutes Abyss -- Very similar to the above, but with more
> liquorice notes to it
> (Oregon) Rogue Shakespeare Stout -- More chocolate flavor than I care
> for, but I would not refuse one.
> (Denmark) Mikkeller Rauch Geek Breakfast -- Anything and *everything*
> that Mikkeller brews is golden. Just drink it.
> (Michigan) Bell's Expedition Stout -- Tried their Two Hearted Ale, and
> was impressed, as by their stout.
>
>
> Notable ones to avoid:
> (Utah) Roosters Stout -- very chocolatey, unless they have mellowed
> their recipe for the better
> (Utah) Uinta King's Peak Porter -- stay away from this one. It took me
> a long time to forgive Uinta for it.
> (California) Laguintas Brewery -- Anything. Don't bother.
>
> My $.02
>
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Best stout from Utah?  Not really a stout but I really like...
http://www.wasatchbeers.com/polygporter.html

Why have just one?


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