Drink Barley Forge The Patsy

Barley Forge The Patsy

Relevant Links:
The Patsy (Barley Forge Brewing Co. Website)
The Patsy | Barley Forge Brewing Co. (BeerAdvocate.com)
Barley Forge The Patsy (RateBeer.com

20150720: [20150821 Edit]
Today I went to Slater's 50/50 with my friends and to drink I ordered a beer flight.

After trying all four of the beers in the flight and taking a sip of Josh's CoCoNut PorTeR by Maui Brewing, I went on to try Michael's drink, Barley Forge The Patsy.

While I did take a sip of water between trying Josh's beer and Michael's beer, I only found The Patsy having a standard taste despite it dark color. More explicitly, it was not so bitter and tasted like the average ale. Of course, I had already taken about five sips worth of beer by that point and it's hard to say how that would affect the taste.

Beer Flight @ Slater's 50/50:
1) Anderson Valley Summer Solstice
2) Saint Archer Coffee Cream Porter
3) Hangar 24 Belgian Summer Ale
4) Beach City Beach de Garde

Website Information:

The Patsy is Barley Forge’s coconut rye stout. Brewed with US 2-row malt, flaked rye, chocolate rye, and various English specialty malts, this medium-bodied beer features a rye spiciness balanced with dark chocolate and espresso, as well as copious amounts of toasted coconut. This beer pairs well with pulled pork, braised brisket, gorgonzola cheese and chocolate desserts.

GRAIN BILL: Two Row Malt, UK Pale Malt, Flaked Rye, Munich Malt, Extra Special Malt Chocolate Rye
HOPS: Northern Brewer
EXTRAS: Chocolate, Caramel 80, Toasted Coconut
IBU: 37
ABV: 6.6%

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