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8 Wired Brewing Co. iStout (10%)

Liquorice and coffee, honey and toffee, iStout pushes every button on the Russian Imperial Stout machine. There’s burned toast and tamarind, peat smoke, coffee and spring onions. And that’s just to get you started, as iStout builds and builds with … Continue reading

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Moncada Brewery Impy Custard (10.4%)

There’s no lactose listed in the ingredients of this beer and yet it tastes and feels like something big and creamy is going on in the dark depths of this inky black beer with its coy little cappuccino head. The … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Arran (11.5%)

This Imperial Stout has been aged in single malt whisky barrels and you can tell. It’s a warm, damp woody beer, lightly smoky, with a big hit of caramelised fried bananas right at its heart. So far, so good, right? … Continue reading

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Magic Rock Brewing Co. De Molé (10%)

Brewed in collaboration with De Molen, this is an Imperial Stout with four types of chilli pepper, cocoa nibs, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, coriander and cumin, not to mention bags of whole leaf hops and a hefty malt bill. Most importantly, … Continue reading

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Signature Brew Anthology (10%)

The second in Signature’s series of limited beers is a rather impressive Imperial Stout. It sits treacle thick in my glass, its cappuccino head all creamy and inviting, while the smell of stewed fruit, rubber balls and coffee drifts up … Continue reading

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