The Cortland First Friday Firkin with Spider Bite Vanilla Coconut Porter (02/03)

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The Cortland
27 West Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 206 – 2220
thecortland.com

The Cortland hosts First Friday Firkin with Spider Bite Beer Company on February 3 (6:00PM).

Todd Long, member of Long Island Beer & Malt Enthusiasts (LIBME), will tap a cask of Vanilla Coconut Porter.

Notes on Vanilla Coconut Porter, via Larry Goldstein, co-founder and brewmaster of Spider Bite Beer Company:

Starting with a 7.00% ABV porter with notes of chocolate, we let it sit on some toasted coconut and Madagascar vanilla beans. At cask-filling time, we tossed in a few more Madagascar beans and they’ll be floating around until tapping tonight. When I tasted it before casking it, it reminded me of Mounds.

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Niko Krommydas has written for Tasting Table, BeerAdvocate, Munchies, and First We Feast. He is editor of Craft Beer New York, an app for the iPhone, and a columnist for Yankee Brew News. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.