The folks at Dock Street Brewing Co. really love beer. They also apparently really love AMC’s The Walking Dead. Putting these two loves together was a no-brainer. Or wait. The exact opposite of that.
Yes, the Philadelphia brewery will celebrate the season finale of The Walking Dead with Dock Street Walker, a beer brewed with actual noggin parts. But don’t worry, they’re not human brains, they’re uh, smoked goat brains. There’s really no way I can explain this, so I’ll let Dock Street speak for themselves:
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.