The Beer Sherpa (via richmondmagazine.com)
Toby’s Triple Threads Porter, available from Alewerks in Williamsburg, in their adjoining brew pub.
I wouldn’t have thought I’d want to see the stuff I use to make gingerbread in my beer, but the molasses in this fine brown brew has made me a believer.
At Brewhaha, a beer extravaganza held for the first time in August at the Virginia Historical Society, this was the best of the many beers I tried, and easily the most interesting.
I reached out to Frank Clark, who led a session at Brewhaha, to learn how it was made.
What I got was a history lesson — which is fitting, since Clark has also spent more than a quarter century talking about historical foodways at Colonial Williamsburg.
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