A Note on This Beer
Surf Brewery’s Oil Piers Espresso Porter is a dark beer gem that only select beer fans in Southern California know about. But this beer’s following is about to get a whole lot bigger.
Oil Piers is one of the few coffee beers to pull its bitter chocolate, pure Americano flavor from actual espresso. Coffee beers and even some dark beers rely on copious amounts of straight java to produce the acute, sophisticated effects strumming throughout Oil Piers. No mimicry here – just clean, high concentrated roasts that find instant harmony with the woody, cocoa layers of the Porter.
Aromas of milk chocolate, light char and iced cappuccino pour over the rim and sipping reveals a stunning simulation of a freshly ordered triple shot. The tight grain bill reinforces the espresso focus and the beer’s long finish will start your engines and keep all yawning at bay.
We’re pretty excited about this hidden treasure and getting the chance to introduce it to friends just reinstates the thrill of discovery. Not only do you get to witness their pleasure, you get to take credit for it.
Best by: 2/8/17