XS Russian Imperial Stout
Style: Imperial Stout FOOD PAIRING: Beef,Dessert
Tasting Notes: The Emperor of Stouts. Rich in texture, broad, soft and creamy. The most robust and fullest of all stouts.
13 Ingredients: 2-Row, C75, Black, Chocollate, Munich & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Newport™ & Rebel™ Hops; Rolled Oats, Licorice, Honey, Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast
"He was a wise man who invented beer." - Plato
Ceramic 750ml bottle & Draft / 26° Plato / 88 IBU / 73 AA / 256° Lovibond
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Awards:
2002 Australian International Beer Awards World Champion
2007 GABF Bronze
2005 New Zealand International Beer Awards Supreme Champion
2002 World Beer Cup Champion
2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010 World Beer Championships Best of Year
History:
Imperial Stout, also known as “Russian Imperial Stout” is a variety of ale that was originally brewed in England for export to the court of the Tsar of Russia. Its high level of hopping is intended to preserve it during long trips and to provide a more bracing drink against cold climates. The colour is very dark, nearly opaque black. Imperial stout exhibits enormously powerful malt flavours, hints of dark fruits, and is often quite dry.