Originally Posted by spitball
Pyramid Snowcap review; disappointing. strong brew, but lacks taste rewards. one note nose. boring.
Lost Coast Winterbraun; meh. another strong brew, some depth to the flavour profile. i'll drink the other bottle in the fridge, but not buy another.
both these beers suffer in comparison to Hoyne's Gratitude, and Russell's Spiced Porter, both of which are exceptional. if you have a chance to purchase either, take it, because both are very limited brews, and will disappear soon ( went to the local store yesterday to buy a case of the porter, and that was half their remaining stock ). i'll visit hoyne wednesday and hope to fill a couple growlers with the gratitude.
Nice work Spitball! Solid reviews. I couldn't agree more with you in regards to both. Pyramid's is a mess (as are almost all of their offerings) and I wasn't that impressed with the Lost Coast one either (though it is better than Pyramid's).
I'm down to the final 4 days before I am on the beer train again...I'll be sure to look for those 2 local offerings. Can't wait!
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