Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

Camba Brauerei Imperial Stout (9.8%)

Camba’s Imperial Stout is a bit of a let down. It just doesn’t have the oomph of an Imperial Stout. It smells of weak and watery prunes and toffee even though it looks dark and mean in my glass. The … Continue reading

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Roll Out The Barrel: Siren Craft Brew Bones Of A Sailor Part III (9.5%) & Is Barrel Ageing Killing Beer

This began as a review of Siren’s Bones Of A Sailor Part III but has quickly become a meditation on barrel ageing beer. Is everything that has been left to sit in a barrel for weeks and months a good … Continue reading

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Weird Beard Brew Co. & Brodies Beer Weird BROdMANCE (10%)

Two breweries I like very much getting together to make a beer with a great name. And what a beer it is. This is a heavy weight Stout brewed with lactose and maple syrup, an Imperial Milk Stout if you … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery The Living End Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout (10.1%)

Damp and woody and wrapped in leather, this is one hell of an Imperial Stout. You find vanilla pods and brandy, lettuce nettles and plums all sloshing about in a whisky warmed bath of beery goodness. There’s a hell of … Continue reading

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Tiny Rebel Bass Drop (9%)

Bass Drop is Tiny Rebel’s Imperial Stout and it’s alright. Not better than alright, but alright. It pours a deep dark purple brown and smells of stewed fruit. There’s a decent enough red fruit, treacle and walnut bread malt, and … Continue reading

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