Tag Archives: Stout

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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Alphabet Brewing Co. Crate Digger (8.3%)

More Coffee Stout, it’s de rigueur this last twelve months after all, ABC have managed to get a really good balance between the coffee and the beer. Pouring a deep purple brown, the smell is freshly brewed black coffee, plums … Continue reading

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Time & Tide Brewing Co. The Kraken (7.4%)

A great big chewy Stout and a shed load of coffee. There’s a fair bit of this style of beer around at the moment and much of it doesn’t quite get the balance right between the beer and the coffee. … Continue reading

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Stroud Brewery: Organic Footprints

A few weeks ago I got hold of Stroud Brewery’s Alederflower and was so taken by it, and by the fact that the brewery tries to be wholly organic where it can, that I felt the need to contact the … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Mexicake (11%)

Mexicake is an Imperial Stout brewed with Cinnamon, vanilla, cocoa and chillies, and it is delicious. The only thing that it isn’t is hot from the chillies. Instead they provide a gentle prickle on your tongue as you drink. Pouring … Continue reading

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