Elysian Perseus Porter
Ratebeer 3.53 88th percentile
Beer Advocate B+
I picked this one up in Seattle at my favourite specialty beer store, Pike Street Beer and Wine. They always have the best selection in town. The prices are a little top shelf but not outrageous. The owner is always nice and kicks out a free glass for me. Then again I also spend about 3 figures whenever I go in there.
I love a good porter and this one did not disappoint. The not too overpowering smoky nose with hints of light chocolate told me I was in for a treat. The taste had a medium mouthfeel that was creamy. The favours mirrored the nose with light smoke and rich bitter chocolates. It was not too bitter at all; just right.
This new friend stayed around for a long time. He told tales of light milk chocolate adventures, creamy smoke filled desires and a light warming of alcohol rendezvous.
Alcohol Content 0 5.4%
A very drinkable bomber; you don't even have to share.
This one can be found for about $4.50US.
Ingame Enhancement +1
This was sampled in my Seattle hotel room. Hence the towel as a backdrop. Every six months I hit Seattle to stock up on exotic brews.
I think I have found my everyday porter soul-mate.
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