On Tuesday night at Hashigozake we had an offering from our digger mates in the Adelaide Hills. It’s a red brown brew that won Silver (2009) and Bronze (2011) at the Australian International Beer Awards. It looked and tasted the part and we think it deserves a Haiku (2012).
Lobethal Red Truck Porter (Australia)
Porter 5% ABV
Bitter coffee but
Hoppy bright scarlet lorry
Burnt toffee apples
n. pl. haiku also hai·kus
1. A Japanese lyric verse form having three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables, traditionally invoking an aspect of nature or the seasons.
2. A poem written in this form.