Lion Stout Tasting Notes | Mixed Six

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Beer: Lion Stoutlion stout new zealand

Style: Foreign stout

Description: The dark caramel, large dense headed brew, is unique due to its sweet notes of chocolate and coffee interspersed into a foundation of dark roasted barley. Symbolic black to denote leadership, power, focus and strength, is dominant in the labeling as the lion journeys in the twilight unafraid, unbowed and unchallenged.

Tasting notes: Lion Stout from Lion Breweries in New Zealand is a foreign stout style beer, black in color, is slightly hoppy, has an ABV of 8% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.

Food pairing: This foreign stout style beer is best paired with grilled and smoked meats and goes great with chocolate and digestive desserts.

If you like this, try: Elysian Dragonstooth Stout, Dolle Extra Export Stout, Ridgeway Lump Of Coal, Dragon Stout, Coopers best Extra Stout

MIXEDSIXThis beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666, www.halftimebeverage.com.

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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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