Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Brewery: Five Barrel Brewing in Wollongong, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.6% IBUs: 50 Rate Beer: No Rating Yet Pour:  Deep black with a dark tan head that fades out quickly. Creamy texture with a smooth finish of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. The lighter of the series of imperial stouts from Five Barrel but holds its flavour and body two years after being bottled. Best … Continue reading Five Barrel Brewing – 2017 Imperial Stout

Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout 2018

Brewery: Goose Island in Chicago, Illinois USA Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout ABV: 15.1% IBUs: 60 Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour:  Deep, thick black in colour with minimal head on pour. Cracking this with two good mates on my 40th birthday as a night cap after a day of solid beer drinking. This big, bad boozy bastard is a huge beer. It’s thick and warming. It’s … Continue reading Goose Island – Bourbon County Brand Stout 2018