Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

BrewDog Paradox Islay (15%)

What seems eons ago I used to buy bottles of Paradox from my old mate Duncan’s award winning shop, Duncan Murray Wines. It was one of the beers that made me realise what you could do with beer, what it … Continue reading

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To Øl Blommer Madeira (12%)

I don’t care what you think. I don’t care what you have to say. Just because a beer is hellishly expensive, has a massive ABV and has been aged in barrels of some description doesn’t mean that you have to … Continue reading

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Stone Brewing Co. Chai Spiced Imperial Russian Stout (10.6%)

I’m not sure what to say about this other than, “Wow.” Perfectly balanced, this Stout is big and bold and yet silky smooth, it has all the heat and weight of a good rum with the mouth filling texture of … Continue reading

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BrewDog Dog D (16.1%)

Brewed to celebrate BrewDog’s 8th Anniversary, this isn’t half bad. It reminds me a lot of the original Paradox Stouts that BrewDog were making when I was first becoming a beer geek over half a decade ago. I used to … Continue reading

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Hawkshead Brewery Northern Imperial Stout (9.5%)

This is a big round and very satisfying Imperial Stout that pours tar black with a tiny cappuccino head and smells of plum compote and cherry brandy. The malting here is deep and dark and rich, full of burned toast … Continue reading

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