I’m more of a cider or rum drinking man but the folks over at the Philadelphia-based Dock Street Brewing Co. have announced a new line that zombie fans everywhere will sit up and take notice. In fact, just about anyone will sit up and take notice of ‘Dock Street Walker’ which is set to be the (un)official beer of the zombie apocalypse! How can they make such a bold claim? While moonshine might be the way to go if you ask Daryl Dixon, this new ‘Dock Street Walker’ has something you won’t find in just any cold brew out there – smoked brains! Just what the ‘Return of the Living Dead’ zombies ordered!
Actually they (and Hannibal Lecter) might not be that into it as they aren’t smoked human brains that are being added (though I’m sure that would just require a small recipe change for when zombies shuffle the Earth!) So what are they using for that wonderful grey matter that certain flesh eaters crave? Goat brains! That sounds absolutely, hmm, delightful? Well the rest of it sounds rather tasty if you are into beer as I used to be. Lets take a look at what to expect!
Official Dock Street Walker Description
Dock Street Walker (7.2% ABV) is an American Pale Stout, brewed with substantial amounts of malted wheat, oats, and flaked barley for a smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Fuggle hops provide delicate, earthy notes, while the cranberries create a sinister, bloody hue, and a slight tartness. The pre-sparge-brain-addition provides the beer with intriguing, subtle smoke notes. In true walker fashion, don’t be surprised if its head doesn’t hang around forever.
Now the rest of it sounds fantastic. For those who live near the brewery it looks as if the beer will be debuting on March 30th, 2014 during a screening of season finale of ‘The Walking Dead’ at their pub in West Philly. You can find out all of the details of the event right here. Would you be up for trying some brain filled beer?
Oh, and before I forget here is a shot of some goat brains being smoked for your pleasure!