Tag Archives: Russian Imperial Stout

Polly’s Brew Co. Rivalitá (9.5%)

Rivalitá is a Russian Imperial Stout. And it’s a very good one at that. It’s as dry as a bone and smells of chocolate liqueurs. The malting is fathoms deep and heavy with chocolate and treacle tart, flaky pastry, digestive … Continue reading

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North Coast Brewing Co. Old Rasputin (9%)

There’s a lot of liquorice in this. A hell of a lot. Old Rasputin pours a thick and sticky black with a tiny cappuccino head and smells of aniseed and plum jam. In fact this beer actually smells gooey. It … Continue reading

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