Pours a gorgeous almost black color in the glass, with robust notes of roasted malt and charred bread alongside heady hop resin and pine aromas. The mouth is full and toasty, but framed with a solid core of hop astringency. Flavors of burnt sugar and citrus pith remain long after swallow.
American-Style Black Ale
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).