Well, it's cold and wet now. Time to flip the beer switch. It's warmth and comfort time!
Today we savor Stone's Coffee Milk Stout - the name alone should be words enough. This is a beer modeled after a latte - and at about a quarter the price of your regular Starbucks offering, maybe you're starting your day wrong?
This beer doesn't produce much of a head. It's dark, but not too opaque - I'm not scared of it. It's pleasantly carbonated, and spreads a very pleasant, light coffee flavor all over your palate. Unlike a lot of coffee beers I've had, this one doesn't over-texture, over-bitter the flavor profile - which might have something to do with the fact that it's a milk stout. I'm really enjoying the slightly chalky elements of this beer.
If you do alter your routine, remember that this oen will have other effects before you get overcaffeinated.