Beer Review: Portsmouth Brewery Schwarzbier with Samoas


Beer: Schwarzbier (with Samoas) Brewer: Portsmouth Brewery Source: Draft Rating: ***(7.5 of 10) Comments: So I’ve been abstaining from beer for Lent, and thus I’ve been posting reviews of beers that I took notes about last year but never got around to writing up.  I had to make an exception last week when I traveled to Portsmouth, NH…

Beer Review: Annie Schwartz Black Lager


Beer: Annie Schwartz Black Lager Brewer:  Haverhill Brewery Inc. Source: 22 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass Rating: *** (7.2 of 10) Comments: Haverhill’s German-style black lager is a dark mocha-colored beer with a frothy head. It gives off a dark chocolate scent with a burnt, chocolaty flavor. The mouthfeel is a bit thin…