Anyways, the talk also made me want a beer. Dad was easily persuaded to stop for a snack at Dusty's Tap Room. He ordered Mary's Maple Porter from Brooklyn Brewery and I got Trebuchet (a Belgian IPA) from Brewery Vivant. Oh, and some ridiculously delicious french fries.
Bigfoot from a year ago. I poured it into a snifter; it was dark and cloudy, with lazy carbonation, and a small fluffy head. It smelled sweet - sugar, floral hops, and a little bit of bitter hops too. The flavors were big. Strong malts, caramel, also floral hops, and dark fruit. I really enjoyed it. A
A pretty self-indulgent day, but hey - May 5th is National Homebrew Day. The least I could do is have a little education and a little drinking.