Previously from this brewery: Scrimshaw, and more Scrimshaw
Wrapping up the weekend and my brain has nothing to say today. Guess I used up all of my thoughts in trying to figure out Marion Barry vs. marionberry in yesterday's post.
Closing things out this weekend with a bottle of Brother Thelonious from North Coast Brewing. This Belgian strong dark ale pours with a bright mahogany hue and a wispy white head. Your nose finds aromas of malt and plums, and when you take a sip you get flavors of plum, apple, bread, and candi sugar. Very interesting flavor, almost verging towards a barley wine sort of vibe. Maybe not the best way to quench your thirst on a warm summer day, but certainly worth a try.
Thing to Think About Today:
A beer that supports jazz music education obviously warrants some jazz in this space, but in an effort to continually keep you on your toes, I'm going to use a mashup of legendary jazz pianist Count Basie...... and non-jazz legend Busta Rhymes. Trust me, it works: