Tag: Imperial Stout

Day 6 of Taste-Mas 2016: Great Lakes Brewery Imperial Solstice Stout 650 ml

Heads up… Parental Advisory. Brewed on the first day of spring. Put into barrels on the summer solstice. Bottled on the winter solstice…. Pours midnight black with a tight (and we mean tight) mocha tan head. Menacing indeed. Aromas of charcoal, vanilla, treacle, espresso and alcohol leap from the glass with each gentle swirl. The first drink offers a reminder…

Day 9 of Taste-Mas 2015: Nickel Brook Old Kentucky Bastard Imperial Stout 750 ml

We kicked it up a notch with our Bolshevik Bastard Imperial Stout,aging it in Kentucky Bourbon barrels. The rich chocolate, coffee and dark fruit flavours from our Imperial Stout are married together with the vanilla, oak and warming alcohol from bourbon barrels. Together as one,the result is an incredible blend of aroma and taste. Drink it today, or cellar it…