Beer: Einstok Toasted Porter
Description: With clear notes of espresso, dark chocolate and a hint of authentic Icelandic coffee, this Porter is dark and rich, offering a medium body that is robust, yet smooth on the palate and easy to drink. There’s no need to be afraid of the dark anymore.
Tasting notes: Einstok Toasted Porter from Viking Olgerd is an Porter style beer, very dark in color, is slightly happy, has an ABV of 6% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.
Food pairing: This Porter style beer is best paired with barbecue in perticular beef, grilled/smoked meats and also buttery cheeses such as Brie, Gouda, Havarti and Swiss. Chocolate desserts will stand out the most.
If you like this, try: Midnight Sun Arctic Rhino, Dark Horse Reserve Special Black Ale, Ass Kissed Smoker Porter, Yuengling Dark Brewed Porter, Yuengling original Black and Tan.
This 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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