Odyssey Brew Co. The Dark Side (4.5%)

The Dark Side - 1Brewed in collaboration with their local beer shop, Beer Revolution, and a local coffee merchant, King Street Kitchen, The Dark Side is a Latte Stout.
A Milk Stout with coffee.
And rather good it is too.
Pouring an inky black with a little cappuccino head, the aroma is plums and gravy and coffee.
Taking a swig you find burned toast and rich black coffee, honey and lightly salted shortcake, and chasing the tail of this malty goodness is a sharp green nettle tea and chamomile hop, a hop that is edged with lemon rind and orchard fruit.
The only thing missing is the creaminess that lactose should bring, that soft round feeling you expect from a Milk Stout.
But it’s nothing to worry about when the coffee and herb finish is so tasty.

Source: Odyssey Brew Co.

About Simon Williams

Founder of CAMRGB. Member of The British Guild Of Beer Writers. Leftist bigmouth. Old and grumpy.
This entry was posted in Beer Review, CAMRGB and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.