Episode 26: The Stouts runneth out at Cal Brew Fest
Bob Moffitt, Joey Gonzalez (Moffitt) and Todd Moffitt get together for the first time, debate the morality of cutting in line to interview brewers and go tent-hopping, racing against time as the stouts disappear almost as fast as the taps are open. Stouts. Summertime. We knew we were on to something. Click HERE for the PODCAST!
Jackrabbit Oatmeal 5.5% abv
Jacob Brendler: Temple Coffee Patagonia Malts. Think iced coffee.
Joey: That sure describes it. Light, refreshing. VERY GOOD
Bob: Little thin, very refreshing GOOD/VERY GOOD.
Todd: Perfect for a hot day. Big coffee. GOOD/VERY GOOD
Great Basin Outlaw Milk 5.4% abv
John Frugoli: Roasted, mellow, rounded edges, “Dark is not a flavor”
Joey: Milk chocolate finish, a great introductory stout to a new palate VERY GOOD
Bob: little bitter at the end but not bad, love the creaminess VERY GOOD
Todd: Lot in it, but really light. VERY GOOD
New Holland Dragon’s Milk Bourbon White 6% abv
Eric Hartz: Smooth, creamy, barrel-aged in bourbon barrels,.special malts
Joey: More like butterscotch, awfully sweet GOOD
Bob: Refreshing, unlike any other, new realm GOOD/VERY GOOD
Highwater Campfire on CO2
Dave Keno: Some like the nitro, some like the CO2. Try both. Won gold medals at GABF
Joey: VERY GOOD. The nitro version is excellent. Great dessert stout.
Bob: Eyeglass-poppingly tasty… VERY GOOD
Todd: Not a fan of sweet. I appreciate the effort. Not for me.
East Brother Oatmeal 5.5% abv
Chris Coomber: Light, crisp, refreshing. winner of a gold medal at the California State Fair
Joey: VERY GOOD
Bob: It’s a mohawk, a little rough up front, smooth in the rear. The finish is fantastic. I already rated this once. It was excellent then, no reason to change my mind much now...
Todd: Nothing jumps out at you, but put it all together and it’s VERY GOOD