Santa's Little Helper
Port Brewing Company
San Marcos, California
Port Brewing Company doesn't mess around. The company, which began as a pizza place in Solano Beach and now owns a large brewing facility in San Marcos, makes unbelievably big beers. And like Stone Brewing, their Golden State neighbor to the south, Port puts out one helluva holiday seasonal. Santa's Little Helper, available on Colorado liquor-store shelves for the first time this year, has an almost chocolate-milk-like consistency and roasted chocolate-like flavor. But don't let that kind of kids' stuff fool you. This Russian-style imperial stout also packs a 10 percent alcohol rating, about twice that of a "normal" beer. -- Jonathan Shikes
The beer also has a great description on Port's website, copied below:
"Each and every year, the Jolly Old Fatman sits down and compiles a list of who's been naughty and nice. It's curious that he never knows which list to put our brewers on as this is one naughty but incredibly nice beer. Originally brewed at the Originally shipped from Craft breweries in
"Each and every year, the Jolly Old Fatman sits down and compiles a list of who's been naughty and nice. It's curious that he never knows which list to put our brewers on as this is one naughty but incredibly nice beer.
Originally brewed at the
Originally shipped from
Craft breweries in
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