Very sweet! This beer is so sweet that I would feel it would work great with some ice cream or as a marinade. The pumpkin pie spices are very strong and you get some hop black pepper spice on the back end. I also get some brown sugar tastes under the spice.
Friday was a great night for me. I got to see my favorite band on Earth. Iron Maiden! We drove from San Diego to the scorching hot San Bernardino where the heat reminded me of a Class O star. I was fortunat... Read More...
I found a text message on my phone alerting me that a good beer friend who I met at Maryland Death Fest had left a cooler of beer at my front door. To my surprise, I found a growler of Sante Adairius Rustic Ales "831 IPA" and two cans of the coveted Heady Topper! For those of you not familiar with Heady Topper, it's the flagship beer of The Alchemist, and is only available in Vermont.
When this was brought to me with a fantastic space costume on the label, I was excited to experience this intoxicating beverage! The vessel is a 22oz bottle and poured it directly into a large tulip glass. I have had many India Pale Ales, but this is my first India Pale Lager.