In this beer blog, we are going to get another beer from Left Hand Brewing. It is their Black Jack Porter. If you read my earlier beer blog posts on their beers, you know the history of this Colorado craft brewery. If you have not, please, read them to get to know this western craft brewery. Let us get into this porter.
It has a jet black color with a semi on tan constant head. The aroma has a sweet milk chocolate notes. The taste has a chocolate to coffee notes with a dry chocolate like aftertaste. It is kind of drinkable beer.
Closing, I have to say this is back to back Colorado craft breweries. Yesterday, I did Boulder Brewery Shake and today I am doing a Left Hand Brewery beer. Fun times! This porter had everything you want in a porter. The nice aroma and tasting notes of chocolate and coffee notes. I like it. I do not understand why I never picked up this beer sooner than later. I recommend this beer. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
In this beer blog, we are going to get into the first brew from Left Hand Brewery. It is one of their everyday brews, which is 400 Pound Monkey IPA. Left Hand Brewery was founded in 1993 by Dick Doore and Eric Wallace. They brought an old meat-packing building just outside the City of Longmont, Colorado. This brewery is in 29 states and sell their brands in parts of Europe and Japan. Let us get into this English Style IPA.
It has a clear golden color with a white constant head on this English India Pale Ale. There is not smell to this brew. The taste has an earthly notes with earthly to herbal aftertaste. It is pretty drinkable beer.
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Ending, there is not too many English style IPA’s on the market in the States. On top of that, there is not too many good English style IPA. There is a nice balance and the malty backbone cuts nicely with the hops. The backbone lets the hops shine nicely in this brew. It is a good beer but not as good as Goose Island IPA. I use Goose Island IPA to compare to other English style IPA and some West Coast IPA. It is just nice to get a good English style IPA to break through all the West Coast IPA or American IPA. There is too many bad IPA’s on the market. They are normally over hopped to hide all the mistakes. I recommend this beer. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/