Sunday, November 8, 2009
Longwood Imperial Stout
Long Wood Imperial Stout
Ratebeer 3.12 43rd percentile
Beer Advocate A-
This is one of my favourite styles of beer. The other is a good Saison.
The nose is quite sweet with chocolate, burnt almonds, slight oatmeal and sherry (alcohol). Every lovely sip is rich, smooth and creamy that leaves a slight oily coating in the mouth. The mild roasted coffee flavours mix well with the not too bitter chocolate.
Sadly it is over quickly with only a trace of bitter chocolate left.
Alcohol Content +1 7.2%
The alcohol shows up as a sherry/port like taste; the sweetest form of alcohol.
When I ask for an Imperial Stout, I want a bitter and strong face sucker. This was almost there, but not quite.
Ingame Enhancement 0
Meh, didn't play tonight.
This was a very silky Imperial Stout, but a little lacking in the bitter chocolate department. To be fair this was made at a brewpub and general these brews do not stay too far from the norm.
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