The Thirsty Beagle


Beer of the Night: Aug. 27 (Part 2)

by Nick Trougakos Modified: May 31, 2013 at 3:09 pm •  Published: August 27, 2010

Tonight’s second Thirsty Beagle Beer of the Night is Choc’s Smoked Porter.

Smoked Porter is the winner of the first Brew at Choc’s Home homebrew contest. I got to spend a day at the Choc brewery back in March on beer judging day, so it’s pretty cool to get a chance to taste the winner five months later. Now, in terms of the beer, I’ve not enjoyed too many smoked porters, so maybe I’m a little bit of a novice on the beer type, but hot damn this thing is smoky. I feel like I’m drinking a camp fire, but in a good way. It’s smoky, slightly sweet and very smooth. Two beagle paws up.

by Nick Trougakos
Assistant Local Editor
Assistant Local Editor Nick Trougakos has been with The Oklahoman since 2002. Trougakos covered the military, federal agencies and courts before becoming an editor in 2005. Prior to joining The Oklahoman, Trougakos was a reporter for the Oklahoma...
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