Coping with the dark Porter

Stats: 15.4°P OG  | 25 IBU | 6.3% ABV

Seemingly forgotten by the sun, the Northwest begins to settle into melancholy. Alas, from the shadows arrives a beacon to vanquish the doldrums: “Coping with the Dark Porter.” This porter illuminates new ‘Copeland Dark’ proprietary malt from Skagit Valley Malting. Coping with the Dark Porter’s deep, chestnut-brown color, persistent off-white head, along with chocolate and toffee characteristics reflect the new ‘Copeland Dark’ malt exquisitely. Coping with the Dark; it’s a bit easier with a pint.

Malts: SVM ‘Copeland Dark’ | SVM ‘Club’ Wheat | SVM Purple Karma Flaked Barley | SVM Light Crystal | 2-Row Pale | Chocolate Malt Carafa II | Carafa III | Special B
Hops: Zeus | Mt. Hood
Yeast: American Ale
Water: Lake Whatcom Watershed

Aroma: Cacao| Earth | Light Toffee
Flavor: Chocolate | Toffee | Subtle Roast
Mouthfeel: Medium-Full Bodied | Balanced