Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

Blacks Brewery World’s End (8.5%)

My third beer from Blacks of Kinsale and I continue to be impressed. This is an Imperial Stout brewed with cocoa husks and vanilla pods and it’s very good indeed. The beer pours an impenetrable black with a little cappuccino … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Double Shuck (11%)

If it weren’t for the fact that after fourteen years of strict vegetarianism bordering on veganism – from the age of fourteen to twenty eight, if you’re wondering – I found that I loved firstly seafood and fish and then … Continue reading

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Vibrant Forest Brewery Bourbon October (9%)

I had two bottles of this, and one of them was rather flat, which is a shame as with a little fizz this is a superb beer. Aged in Bourbon barrels, this is an Imperial Stout with lots of character. … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Single Barrel Rain Shadow (12.2%)

Rain Shadow is one hell of an Imperial Stout, but Buxton thought they’d go one better and stick a bunch of it in Bourbon Barrels just to see what happened. And what happened is that the most beautiful monster was … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Subluminal (10%)

Brewed in collaboration with Stillwater Artisanal, this is an Imperial Stout that slinks out of its bottle thick and black as tar with the deepest tawny brown head. The aroma is brandy and chocolate, warm and round and gooey and … Continue reading

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