Beers I Have Known: Central Waters Brewing Co. Mudpuppy Porter


As I believe I’ve lamented in this space, I not-so-recently departed the Tar Heel State, more specifically Beer City U.S.A. That meant leaving behind a bounty of frosty favorites, most of which barely travel beyond the borders of their home state, much less journey as far north as I have. I’ve also acknowledged that I have the fresh blessing of constant discovery, finding the abundance of excellent beers that were nonexistent or maybe the merest inklings some fifteen years ago, when I last resided in the state of Wisconsin, and have since become near standards in local watering holes. In recent weeks, my default beer, found practically everywhere wise enough to stock the products of the finest Dairyland craft brewers, has been Mudpuppy Porter. A sterling offering from Central Wisconsin’s Central Waters Brewing Co., it is the ideal drink for chilly winter evenings: rich and delectable, hearty and smooth. Somehow, it already tastes like home.

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