Grey Sail Leaning Chimney

Discussion in 'New England' started by ShogoKawada, Jan 6, 2013.

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  1. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada Meyvn (1,247) May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Holy crap! Has anyone else tried this beer? I am blown away. Grey Sail nailed it- A great porter with just a smidgen of smoke to set it apart.

    Has anyone seen this on draft at all in the RI area?
  2. PicoPapa

    PicoPapa Poo-Bah (1,866) Mar 6, 2009 Connecticut

    The Malted Barley in Westerly has it on tap. They usually have most, if not all, of Grey Sail's offerings there. I reviewed this beer almost a year ago and was surprised that I hadn't heard anything more about it. I think it's only gotten one more review since. I agree with you, great beer with a nice amount of smoke.
  3. Patrick

    Patrick Initiate (0) Aug 13, 2007 Massachusetts

    How does this one compare to Mayflower's Porter?
  4. TheBeerologist

    TheBeerologist Initiate (0) Nov 20, 2011 Rhode Island

    I had it on tap at the Mews in Wakefield last month and just found 16 oz cans at Wakefield liquors yesterday (4-pack $8.99). A little thin for me but one of the better local porters I've had since moving here last year
  5. FarmingtonRiver

    FarmingtonRiver Initiate (0) Jul 7, 2004 Connecticut

    I agree . Great Porter ! Josh nailed it.
  6. greybeardloon

    greybeardloon Initiate (0) Apr 8, 2011 Rhode Island

    They are pretty different. The smoke, while not all that heavy in the Grey Sail, is more prominent than it is in the Mayflower. TheManiacalOne has reviewed them both, if you want to compare those reviews.
  7. DaKur

    DaKur Initiate (0) Nov 15, 2012 Rhode Island

    Hope they bring it to the brew fest in Pawtucket in a few weeks.
  8. Robtobfest

    Robtobfest Disciple (358) Oct 21, 2009 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    Drinking one right now! Love thisbeer! Heavier on the smoke than stone smoked porter but not overpowering at all. Daniel Packer Inn in Mystic CT has on tap.
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  9. RoninTK3

    RoninTK3 Aspirant (234) Nov 12, 2012 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    Good stuff. Grey Sail has been putting out some great beers in a very short period of time. Loved the Stargazer.
  10. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut
    Beer Trader

    Anyone no where this is sold in cans in CT?
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