Blueberry Stout – Deep, dark and complex… Chocolate, caramel and roasted grains play off the fruit to reveal a dessert-like character of a blueberry muffin.
Imperial Blueberry Sweet Stout
There is evil in the world, and then there’s disco.This beautiful sweet stout collab brewed with Cervesiam and Frontaal serves as a big tasty warning that , as George Santayana said: ” Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.
Forget the terms subtle and tenderness, this Russian Imperial Stout is a stunner! Full in his aromas and with his 13.4% he comes in as a tank! Until he disappears in the night ..
This 7.7% Stout is packed full of Chokeberries which creates a complex mouthfeel of bitter-sweet sensation. The aroma comes off with hints of dark chocolate and playful tart fruit notes that create an interwoven full flavoured stout
Here we have the 2-year aged, Vintage Imperial Stout. Brewed in 2015 and carefully cellared, ELB Vintage Imperial Stout is darkly fruity with citrus top notes. Ideal for sharing, this sumptuous 9.5% stout is wonderful on its own and excellent as an after-dinner digestif. Beautifully presented in a black ceramic 750ml swing-top bottle with hand-finished tie-on labels, ELB Vintage Imperial Stout also makes a wonderful gift for beer-lovers. It’s unfined, so suitable for both vegetarians and vegans to enjoy.
Please note that ELB Imperial Stout is brewed with barley and wheat, which contain gluten.
If you’re looking to drink a chocolate cake this is as close as you’ll get. Fuggles and Phoenix hops wander through a Black Forest of cherries and chocolate.
Look: The beer pours jet black in the glass with a small tan head.
Taste: It has a velvety mouthfeel with cocoa, vanilla and the sweetness of dark cherries.
Food Pairing: This beer feels like a luxurious dessert in its own right, but adding a slice of black forest gateau will only serve to heighten the pleasure.
Verdict: If we had to sum up Cherry Blackout in one word? Sumptuous.Thankfully we aren’t bound by a one-word review limit but we’ll keep this short so we can spend more time drinking it.
Smoked malt and subtle hints of chilli with dark sugar the master brewers of Bodegraven.
Look: Dark brown with a generous dark beige head.
Aroma: Sweet and smoky like marshmallows being toasted over a campfire.
Taste: Sweet brown sugar, roasted malts and oh so smoky, with a delicate chilli hit right at the end when you’d almost forgotten it was coming.
Verdict: Like maple candied bacon with a hint of chilli, these flavours were born to be married together. Beautiful.
Temptation is a Russian Stout; a style that was exported to Imperial Russia in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Crystal malt, amber malt, black malt and roast barley in generous quantities generate a deep black colour and flavours to match. Roast bitterness, coffee and liquorice notes combine in a velvety rich malt texture. A full and sweetish body is balanced by traditional Goldings hops.
Surprisingly refreshing and amazingly full-bodied for a 7 percenter, with big warming roasted malts, stewed fruits and red berries, dark chocolate and toffee.
Look: The beer pours jet black in the glass, with lots of lacing and medium carbonation.
Aroma: Intense aromas of roasted malts and cereals, chocolate and hops invite you to dive in.
Taste: A lovely rich roasted flavour with red berries and good bitterness the hops to make this a very refreshing beer.
Food Pairing: Roasted malts work brilliantly with chocolate. Try it with a warm chocolate pudding for a sticky sweet and dark treat.
A collaboration with Basqueland Brewing Project. A scrumptious imperial stout bursting with notes of coffee and chocolate. A generous helping of oats and a hint of brown sugar makes this stout exceptionally smooth and gives it a sweet toffee-like finish.