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Olde Bongwater Hemp Porter


We’re not afraid to admit we are DOMA fans here at SFB. I mean, why would we be? Their coffee is great. Heck, I’m drinking an Americano from Coffee Social right now, and if that’s wrong, I don’t want to be right.

So we got pretty excited when we heard DOMA would be featured in a porter from Kettle House Brewing Company. Kettle House, while not a brewery you can easily find here in Spokane, has made a good name for itself, so the marriage between the two sounded like one made in heaven.

And the beer truly is a good one, as long as you like coffee. If you don’t, then you probably don’t want to get near this one. We’re talking something that is as much coffee with beer flavor as beer with coffee flavor. To me, that is a good thing.

Not shockingly this is a sipping beer, seeing how strong the flavors are. The head poured about a finger, and laces the glass well. The mouthfeel is medium, which was a bit surprising, seeing how strong the coffee flavor is. (In my experience, high coffee flavor = body like Kevin Federline.)

This is a highly drinkable beer, again, if you like coffee. With a couple of cans you can have a pretty good evening going. Of course, you can’t find it around here, so hey, road trip to Missoula!