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Wylam Brewery Summon Up The Blood (13.5%)

Mental. Absolutely mental. Brewed in collaboration with Old Chimneys, this is an Imperial Stout with coconut and bourbon vanilla beans. The hops here are Fuggles, and they are, in my humble opinion, the quiet hero of the beer. Yes there’s … Continue reading

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Cloudwater Brew Co. You’ve Been Spotted (9%)

This Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with Kees, is based on an apple pie and as such has been brewed with apple, cinnamon, all spice and vanilla. It’s really quite good truth be told, though it took a little while … Continue reading

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Marstons Brewery Horninglow (7.4%)

I hoped beyond hope that this Bottle Conditioned Imperial Stout would be good, but it just isn’t. It’s a weak and watery middle of the road Stout that’s more water than flavour. Listing the Roasted Barley, Chocolate malt, Malted Oats … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewing Goddess Of Thunder (9.5%)

Brewed in collaboration with Neptune Brewery, this Imperial Stout with cherries is a thing of boozy goodness. There’s lots and lots of dry crunchy autumnal leaves, cocoa powder, sticky treacle tart, molasses, candy canes and lack coffee, and that’s just … Continue reading

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Neon Raptor Brewing Co. 20,000 Containers Uber The Sea (11%)

This, a Raspberry and Vanilla Imperial Stout, is absolutely delightful. It’s big and boozy, sweet and sexy, with a raspberry ripple ice cream heart that’s surrounded by Belgian waffles coated in dark chocolate, praline and honey, freshly fried doughnuts, and … Continue reading

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