Imperial Stout

Sharp, dark and malty — a brew fit for royalty.

Originally brewed in the early 19th century for export from Britain to the imperial court of Russia’s Catherine the Great, imperial stouts are characterized by their dark color & full body.  This style features a rich, malty sweetness coupled with aggressive hopping (especially in American interpretations). Notes of dried fruit as well as roasted malt flavors are typically present.

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Vital Stats

ABV

9.4%

IBU

107

Color

Dark Ebony Brown

Malt Bill

North American 2-Row, Munich 10L, Carahell, C-120, Carastan, Chocolate, Roasted Barley

Hops

Bittering: Warrior, Flavoring: Cascade and Sterling, Dry Hop:Columbus

Other

Freshly ground coriander seed

Terminal Extract

25° Plato

Perfect 100 score on RateBeer, 91 on BeerAdvocate

Imperial Stout Recommended Food Pairings

  • Creamy Mild Cheeses
  • Roasted white meats (chicken, turkey and pork)
  • Sauteed Mushrooms

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