Year of Beer Paintings – Day 190

Today’s featured beer portrait is of Chocolate Cherry Stout by Kassik’s Brewery, brewed with cocoa nibs and cherries!  A fine drinking beer, in a pretty bottle.  I am a huge fan of big stouts, and this one qualifies.  I wish it was oak-aged, though, that may have enhanced the overall banquet.  I noted more chocolate than cherries, but the cherry flavor came out as the beer warmed up in my glass.

I was recently near Kenai, the hometown of Kassik’s Brewery, harvesting my salmon for the year, and I was hoping to stop by the tasting room, but was fortunate enough to fill a couple coolers with salmon, and had to book it back to Anchorage to process the fish promptly.  I think I may have to do a beer tour of the Kenai Peninsula and drink at all four breweries there!  Maybe I could paint live in some of them.

Cheers to cherries, chocolate and stout beer!  A match made in heaven!

The original painting sold. You can purchase a limited-edition print at my Etsy shop.

View the complete Year of Beer Paintings gallery.

Beer Painting of Chocolate Cherry Stout by Kassik's Brewery Year of Beer Paintings

Year of Beer 07.09. Chocolate Cherry Stout by Kassik’s Brewery. Oil on panel, 8″x10″.

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