I thought about calling this the Half Full but The Half Empty trips off the tongue better. Maybe I should call this the 50/50?
But here’s why:
Every bottle I’ve opened has come out looking like this photo. Visually amazing to witness, not as much beer left to drink.
My goal was to make a Mild ale and I have to say, it is easy to drink once you can drink it. Sweeter, with a nice coffee and chocolate blend, coming down further on the chocolate side.
Of course, drinking too soon means chewing on foam and that’s a lot less appetizing. The finish is too bright as well; the bubbly elements of this beer wash everything out too fast and hard. It feels prickly and dissuasive of the next sip of beer. Less than awesome, that.
Brew date: 2.28.15
5.5lb mild malt
6 oz Carafa 3
6 oz C80
6 oz Kiln Amber
Fermentables: 3.5 lb LME
Hops :1 oz Simco @ 60
Yeast: 1028 London Ale Wyeast
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