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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Now that temperatures are dipping below 80 degrees, it?s time to focus on cooler-weather beer styles.*Scott Wood, co-owner and head brewer at Courtyard Brewery , says Louisiana breweries seem to do their best work with stouts and porters, theorizing that ...

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Old 10-21-2014, 11:30 AM   #1
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Now that temperatures are dipping below 80 degrees, it?s time to focus on cooler-weather beer styles.*Scott Wood, co-owner and head brewer at Courtyard Brewery, says Louisiana breweries seem to do their best work with stouts and porters, theorizing that the mineral content of the region?s water lends itself to darker, heavier styles.*

Here are some of the current offerings and upcoming releases from Louisiana breweries.

Gnarly Barley*brewery?s Cari Caramonta says of its newly released Korova Milk Porter, ?What makes this beer unique is the fact that it's cold fermented. It's a Baltic oatmeal milk porter that comes in at 6.4 percent (alcohol by volume).?

Abita Brewing Company has bottled the first beer in its Bourbon Street series: a bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout.? [ Read more ]

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Nice!!

Love my beer.

We have just come out of winter and I had plenty of awesome Porters and Stouts.

> Evil Twin - Bozo Beer
> Evil Twin - Even More Denmark
> Evil Twin - Even More Jesus
> Evil Twin - Christmas Eve in a New York City Hotel Room (actually drunk this on Christmas eve in a New York City Hotel room).
> Brew Dog - Russian Imperial Stout

Had a heap of others but can't recall them off the top of my head.
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