Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

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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The Wild Beer Co. Wineybeest (11%)

Take your best Imperial Stout and leave it to sit in Burgundy Pinot Noir barrels and you end up with Wineybeest. A limited release of five hundred 750ml bottles, this is the closest thing to a beer/red wine hybrid I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ Frog Brewing Co. Barrel Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer (10.5%)

For International Stout Day I decided to open an Imperial Stout aged in Whiskey barrels. It is AMAZING. All the things I gushed over in my review of BORIS the Crusher are here in abundance – the boozy treacle and smashing espresso, … Continue reading

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