Day 012 – Spiced Imperial Dark Ale

Beer Stats

  • Brewery – New Belgium in Fort Collins, CO
  • Collaboration with Anne-Françoise Pypaert at Brasserie d’Orval
  • Beer Name – Spiced Imperial Dark Ale
  • Served in Chimera Brewing tulip glass
  • Style – Belgian Strong Dark Ale
  • ABV – 9.5%
  • IBU – 25
  • Untappd score – 3.769 (6,590 ratings)

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Day 011 – Darkest Hour

Beer Stats

I’m going to go ahead and do two beers today.  I have Deep Ellum’s Darkest Hour and the barrel aged version as well.

  • Brewery – Deep Ellum in Dallas, TX
  • Beer Name – Darkest Hour – Barrel Aged (2016)
  • Served in Deep Ellum snifter (not pictured)
  • Style – Imperial Stout
  • ABV – 11%
  • IBU – 60
  • Untappd score – 4.144 (724 ratings)
  • Brewery – Deep Ellum in Dallas, TX
  • Beer Name – Darkest Hour (2015)
  • Served in Darkest Hour snifter
  • Style – Imperial Stout
  • ABV – 11%
  • IBU – 60
  • Untappd score – 4.046 (3,419 ratings)

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Blog Note

This blog wasn’t supposed to be serious.  The premise was so ridiculous it was bound to be funny.  Trump?  President?  I knew there would be things that would happen over these 100 days that wouldn’t be funny, but I foolishly didn’t expect so much so fast.  There is nothing funny that is happening in our government right now.  There are some great signs at the protests that are going on though.

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Sources: @ultradavid, @ErinSchrode, @Egnaramus twitter feeds

Week 1

It’s pretty clear after 1 week that I’m just going to have to keep on drinking.  Donald Trump is continuing his reckless governing and there is no sign it’s going to change.

On the plus side, the beers have been great.  My two favorites this week were the Deth’s Tar and Xocoveza Charred, but several others weren’t far behind.  The only real dud was the Baltika stout on day one.  Heading into week 2 now, and all there is to do is keep on drinking. Maybe some more resisting on the horizon…