Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

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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Buxton Brewery The Living End Islay Whisky Stout (11%)

Aged for fifteen months in an Islay Whisky cask, this version of The Living End is abso-f’ing-lutely amazing. I try not to swear in this blog, but hell’s teeth this is good. The aroma is damp oak and plums and … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Rain Shadow (11.8%)

This could be a dream. The dream of a loved one holding you tightly and kissing you gently. It’s a dimly lit room with a roaring fire and time to waste. It’s a passionate chocolate and brandy fuelled kiss, a fondle … Continue reading

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