There are summer beers for cooling you off in the sunshine. There are Octoberfest beers. There are imperial stouts for sipping as the winter weather howls beyond the doors. But what beer to have when the holiday is awash with rain?
I had a Mayflower porter last night which made a reasonable claim to filling that gap. No sour tang that I noticed but plenty of those dusty roasty things going on in the glass. Bought a six for $8.99 at Murphy's in Falmouth - an extraordinarily good value - and purchased within 35 miles of where it was made giving me that wholesome new age feeling of goodness that complying with 100 mile consumption edicts provide.
The BAers give it the love it deserves... but aren't porters a bit September? I know that' next week but you want to be certain about these things, right?