Founders – CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

Brewery: Founders  in Grand Rapids, Michigan Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 11.8% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Dark black with a thin tan head Sweet coffee/chocolate boozy goodness. I had this on tap before cracking this bottle to celebrate quitting a horrible job. Some people don’t realise how much of an asshole they are. Just like some beers don’t realise how good they are. Yet I feel the … Continue reading Founders – CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

Omnipollo/Buxton – Original Rocky Road Ice Cream 

Brewery: Omnipollo/Buxton from Stockholm, Sweden and Buxton, England Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 10% Rate Beer: 98/100 Pour: Dark black pour with no head to speak of A collaboration between two great European breweries. This just melts in your mouth, covering your tongue with smooth, creamy, boozy goodness. It’s surprisingly not as sweet and rich as you’d expect but is definitely a beer to have after dinner … Continue reading Omnipollo/Buxton – Original Rocky Road Ice Cream 

Brasserie Dieu du Ceil – Péché Mortel

Brewery: Dieu du Ceil in Montrel, Quebec Canada  Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 9.5% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Dark body on pour with light tan head that fades quickly An espresso imperial stout that is very smooth and soft on the palette. Has a big coffee bean aroma as you’d expect. Like a big old alcoholic black coffee. Start the day with one, end the day with … Continue reading Brasserie Dieu du Ceil – Péché Mortel

Shepherd Neame – Double Stout

Brewery: Shepherd Neame in Faversham, England Style: Double Stout ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: 91/100 Pour:  Bubbly black beer with light tan head that fizzles out quickly Bold roasted flavour with coffee and chocolate undertones. Highly carbonated so takes away from the flavours a bit. Let it rest before drinking. Good starting point for someone wanted to break into big black beers that are not Guinness. From … Continue reading Shepherd Neame – Double Stout