Friday, January 24, 2014

I paid a dollar for a bottle of Black Toad Dark Ale in a make-your-own six-pack at Trader Joe's. I think it was worth the dollar, but I probably won't buy it again. It pours dark brown with little foam, the aroma is a muted malt, and there is a mild hoppy tingle on the tongue. The taste is a dark-bread, mellow malt. There is a slight hop tingle in the finish and a slightly synthetic aftertaste. All in all this beer isn't bad, but there are far better beers just about as cheap at Trader Joe's.