Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

Something Special: The Old Chimneys Brewery

I don’t know about you, but I’d not heard of Old Chimneys Brewery until very recently. In fact, I’d not heard of them until I got an email a few weeks ago telling me that an online seller that I … Continue reading

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Connor’s Chocolate Orange Imperial Stout (9.3%)

From now on if all Home Brewers could send me Imperial Stout made with cocoa nibs and fresh orange peel I’d be very grateful. This is astonishing. This is Home Brew? Pouring a deep dense black, the smell is a … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Sede Vacante (12%)

Sede Vacante is an Imperial Stout that was laid down to mature while Buxton were in between Head Brewers, but to be honest I’m not overly fussed about the back story as this is simply a superb beer. It’s warm … Continue reading

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Hopshackle Brewery Imperial Stout (9.8%)

Superb, that’s what this is. Simply superb. Nigel at Hopshackle is quietly getting on with brewing some astounding beer while all around him young pretenders shout about themselves. What you get from Hopshackle is an amazing quality, a delightful artistry. … Continue reading

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Ramsgate Brewery Gadds’ Imperial Russian Stout Wild Turkey 2012 (12%)

I should probably give this a bad review as it’s flat as can be. But. And it’s a big but. But, Ramsgate’s Imperial Stout aged in Wild Turkey barrels tastes fantastic. It’s big and rich and almost ridiculous. The smell … Continue reading

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