Monday, December 1, 2014
The ribs are always slammin' good at the Red Parka Pub and there is always something new-to-me on tap.
This visit they had Warlock by Southern Tier. Warlock (8.6% ABV) is an imperial stout brewed with pumpkin and spices.
Mmmm, sounds good to me. Southern Tier brews some mighty fine beer.
So, of course I got a pour.
As I'm sipping the beer I'm nibbling on ribs. And I'm all like shnikes! The beer and the ribs tasted perfect together!
RPP also has some ridiculously decadent desserts. So, of course I had to get one. I got the Misssippi mud pie to share with hubby.
As I'm sipping Warlock I'm nomming on the coffee ice cream pie. And I'm all like jinkies! The beer and the ice cream tasted perfect together.
Holy moly. Needless to say I was in a very happy place.
WarlockPours into a cherry brown with a floof of thick foam.
The aroma is incredible. Fresh pumpkin and subtle spices make this beer smell exceptionally inviting.
The taste is kind of wonderful. Pleasantly pumkin-y without being overwhelmingly pumpkin-y. Vanilla, soft pie spices, a little cracker, and a touch of hops.
The mouthfeel is full and rich.
Warlock is pumpkin-y sweet-ish and nicely hoppy. Not at all overdone in any way.
An excellent beer! I would drink this again and again. Especially with ribs and ice cream!