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

Westvleteren Trappist – Westvleteren XII 

Brewery: Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus in Westvleteren, Belgium Style: Abbey Strong Ale/Quad ABV: 10.2% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Dark Ruby toffee colour with good head on pour that lasts for quite some time.  Rated the best beer in the world and brewed by Belgium monks, I’ll admit I was nervous to pop the top off this one. What if it didn’t live up to the hype? … Continue reading Westvleteren Trappist – Westvleteren XII