Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

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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Belleville Brewing Co. Portland (10%)

Are there too many breweries in London? There might be. This is a terrible beer that does nothing right. Sickly and sweet, overly fruity, cloying and with a nasty chemical tinge, this is a beer that I could write endless … Continue reading

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