Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

Brew By Numbers 08|02 (9.9%)

Brew By Numbers keep on getting things right, and this Imperial Stout is no different. It’s a treacle and molasses thick beer that pours an impenetrable black with a tiny cappuccino head and smells of coal tar soap and cocoa … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Kees Double Shot Espresso Stout (11%)

There’s a lot of coffee in this little bottle of high octane beery magic. A lot of coffee. It’s woody and toasty, fruity and almost smoky. But what it isn’t is overpowering. Because our man at Kees has managed to … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery Lost Souls (10%)

What a deep rich beer this is, Abbeydale’s 2017 Russian Imperial Stout, pours an impenetrable black with a little cappuccino head and smells of treacle, stewed plums and rubber balls. There may well be masses of Galaxy, Chinook, Centennial and … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Mexicake (11.3%)

In their wisdom Tempest have taken their already brilliant Mexicake Chilli Stout and aged it in Bourbon barrels, and the result is a massive pudding of a beer. It’s round and boozy and very very sexy. The barrel ageing seems … Continue reading

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Brew York Imperial Tonkoko Stout (7.5%)

More often than not I find it difficult to detect coconut in beer, but here, in Brew York’s Imperial Stout, it stands front and centre, tasting creamy and toasted and delicious. The vanilla is there too, adding a rich ice … Continue reading

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