Cygnus X-1 Porter, Flat Earth Brewing
My love of the porter, especially the classic English porter and some of the early American varieties, is still central to my personal beer preferences. A topic for another time perhaps, is what the hell's the difference between American and English porter, especially in this world of adjunct flavorings and barrel-aged porters. Today though, I just want to celebrate a delicious experience. Cygnus X-1 hit a lot of nice coffee, roast, and bitter chocolate notes for me, while having a casual afternoon-friendly body to it. Dry finish. Crushed this cool can while playing mini-golf at Can Can Wonderland in Minneapolis; the irony of Flat Earth jokes combined with a beer named after a black hole fit well with the artsy and adventurous mini-golf course, and the renovated 1950s pinball games.
Name: Cygnus X-1
Brewery: Flat Earth Brewing
Style: English Porter (all imported malt and hops except for some american rye)
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