Brewery: Six Strings Brewing Co in Gosford, NSW Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.8% Rate Beer: 43/100 Pour: Black in colour with a small, thin tan brown head. A rich tapestry of sweet and Smokey flavours. Coffee, toffee, brown sugar and booze all combine to make this a great imperial stout. After flavours of bitterness and warming […]
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 […]
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 […]
Smooth, almost creamy mouthfeel. Not a strong Shiraz flavour unlike the whiskey barrel aged version but still chocolate and vanilla flavours that’s been present in each years batch.
This oaked stout borders on imperial levels. Has a smooth body with hints of coffee and vanilla and whiskey
My first trip to Australia’s most southern state as apart of my birthday celebration meant a chance to visit some of Hobart’s growing brewery scene. Given the trip I knew of two I had to visit and given basically a day to be driven around, quickly found a couple more to drop in on as well.
First sip is a big kick in the teeth of maple syrup with slight hints of coffee and cocoa.
The Great Australasian Beer SpecTapular is literally craft beer Christmas. A day dedicated to the wonderful industry that is beer and craft beer. Over 170 beers brewed specifically for the event, over 60 brewery exhibitors and that’s just a part of the festivities that goes on at GABS.