Tis the season for limited edition brews to come out of the woodwork. There's a WTF moment while I'm learning about Valiant Brewing's holiday saison named MPG. Instead of miles per gallon, it represents an infusion of molasses, persimmon and graham. Wait, what?
My knowledge of its origins comes from Cody Storts' kitchen gang known as the Culinary Militia, as they consulted on this particular blend. Despite an unusual combination, the 10.5 ABV is legit. As I'm sipping, it tastes less like a fruity cider and more robust--like a beer should.More »