Today’s April Dirty Thirty craft beer review is on…
Shipyard Brewing Export Ale
- 5.1% ABV
- American Blonde Ale
- Available Year Round
Poured from bottle into tall pilsner-type glass. It has a golden-straw color. Almost completely see-through. The tall glass makes watching the bubbles rise entertaining.
Malt, grains and a biscuit scent come through the most.
I get mostly toasted malt with some fruitiness. There is also some unexpected bitterness, a little too much for me, which appears at the end. The carbonation makes it feel “fuller” while you drink it — it’s like I try to take a gulp but it’s only a sip.
– FOOD PAIRING
I would say something from my favorite food group — sandwiches. Some sort of grilled chicken with bacon and swiss panini? Anything from Spicy Pickle would be great. I just wish there still was one around here… Continue reading