Alphabet Brewing Co. Crate Digger (8.3%)

More Coffee Stout, it’s de rigueur this last twelve months after all, ABC have managed to get a really good balance between the coffee and the beer.
Pouring a deep purple brown, the smell is freshly brewed black coffee, plums and honey, and that’s where the flavours begin.
You find lots of sticky honey, some lovely chewy treacle tart and a warm woody hit of black coffee.
The hopping is all crunchy autumnal leaf litter, conkers, marmalade and a dab of aniseed, and the beer finishes with a deep and rich coffee blast alongside a satisfying pithy bitterness.

Source: Imperial Beer Club

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.
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