Archive for the 'Stout' Category



Tröegs JavaHead Stout

Troegs-JavaHead-StoutFrom the Brewer – “JavaHead Stout contains a blend of locally roasted espresso and Kenyan coffee beans by St. Thomas Roasters in Linglestown PA. JavaHead’s recipe is based on our original Oatmeal Stout. After the boil, the hot wort passes through our hopback vessel on its way to fermentation. Packed full of whole leaf hops and a bed of ground coffee beans, the hopback vessel is similar to using a huge French press, intensifying the coffee nose and releasing subtle hints of coffee flavor. The result is a lush, smooth mouthfeel balanced with cocoa, roast, and subtle coffee flavors.”

JavaHead Stout works well with Cheese (earthy; Camembert, Fontina) General (Chocolate, Dessert) Meat (Shellfish, Smoked Meat)

Hops: Cluster, Chinook, Cascade
Malts: Pilsner, Crystal, Chocolate, Roast
Yeast: Ale
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 60
Alcohol by volume: 7.5%
Format: 6 Packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Old Dominion Brewing Morning Glory Espresso Stout

Old-Dominion-Brewing-Morning-Glory-Espresso-StoutFrom the Brewer – “Morning Glory is a full-bodied espresso stout that utilizes locally roasted coffee beans. Waking up at 9% ABV with the aroma of espresso and the taste of chocolate, she will give drinkers a jolt.

Hops: Bravo and Glacier
Malts: Chocolate, Crystal, Pale, Smoked, Wheat, and Roasted Malts
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 68
Alcohol by volume: 9%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Harpoon Chocolate Stout

Harpoon-Chocolate-StoutOur head brewer at our Windsor brewery homebrewed a batch of chocolate stout for himself after trying the style at a beer dinner and loving it.  After several Harpooners tried Scott’s batch, we knew that we needed to add this beer to our lineup. It was originally introduced as a limited edition extra in our winter mix pack back in 2008, but it was soon apparent that our drinkers wanted more of this beer (a beer made with chocolate…not too hard to understand!), so we brought it back in 6-packs in 2010.

From the Brewer – “A chocolate stout is a beer with a noticeable dark chocolate flavor. This flavor is created from the use of darker, more aromatic malt that has been roasted or kilned until it acquires a chocolate color. Harpoon Chocolate Stout is brewed with an abundance of chocolate malt and a touch of chocolate.

Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 35
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Winter

Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout

Brooklyn-Dry-Irish-StoutThe Irish Stout beer style was once produced by dozens of breweries in Ireland. These days it is only produced by three major breweries in Ireland, none of them Irish-owned, though several small breweries and brewpubs make stout as well. People are often surprised to hear that Irish stouts are among the lightest beers on draft, both in alcohol and in calories. These beers were originally designed as “session pints”, a term denoting beers that one can stick with for a long evening. These days, the major producers of Irish Stout dissolve nitrogen into the beer to produce the trademark head, a practice that started in 1960.

From the Brewer – “Brooklyn Irish Stout is brewed the old-fashioned way, without the nitrogen addition. A large portion of the grain is roasted like coffee beans, developing the typical color and flavor of this beer. Aside from British pale malts, the beer includes caramel malts, black patent malt, unmalted black barley and a proportion of flaked raw barley, which helps the beer develop a beautiful, thick natural head. The famous East Kent Golding hop lends to the earthy aroma. The beer is neither filtered, nor fined and has a light, brisk carbonation. The blend of grains gives the beer an espresso-like bite, followed by coffee and chocolate flavors. At 4.7% ABV, this is among the lightest beers we make, and one of our favorites. Be sure to serve it with “two fingers” of foam, and enjoy the flavor of Brooklyn Irish Stout. Slainte!

Great with corned beef, cabbage, shepherd’s pie, pots o’ gold.

Hops: Willamette, Fuggles, Cascade, East Kent Golding
Malts: Two-row English, black malt, black barley, caramel malt and unmalted barley
Alcohol by volume: 5.9%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Winter

Allagash Black Belgian Style Stout

Allagash-Black-Belgian-Style-StoutFrom the Brewer – “Allagash Black is a Belgian style stout brewed with 2 Row barley, torrified wheat, oats, both roasted and chocolate malt and a generous portion of dark caramelized candy sugar.  The silky mouth feel is a great balance to the roasted character, coffee and dark chocolate notes expressed throughout this beer.”

Great with Lamb Burger, Bleu Cheese, Shepherd’s Pie, Sweet Cream Ice Cream, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies.

Alcohol by volume: 7.5%
Format: 750 ml bottle
Seasonality: Limited Avaliability

Weyerbacher Old Heathen Imperial Stout

From the Brewer – “Rich, velvety and deliciously complex, Old Heathen (8.0% ABV) is a truly distinctive stout. We use seven types of malt and two varieties of hops to bring forth this big brew. Quite robust and roasty on the palate, Old Heathen Imperial Stout has a wonderfully fruity nose and a moderately dry finish. The taste is highly complex – perhaps you’ll even discern notes of espresso or chocolate.

Old Heathen Imperial Stout is our interpretation of a beer style that originated in the 18th century. Brewed in England and exported to Germany, Scandinavia and Russia, these beers became fashionable among the members of the Czar’s court. In order to survive long voyages they were brewed with high alcohol content to prevent spoilage.

Try it with rich stews, oysters, caviar or roasted meats. Old Heathen is also a perfect companion to chocolate desserts.

Alcohol by volume: 8%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Brew Dog Paradox Smokehead Imperial Stout

From the Brewer –

  1. little acorn into a mighty oak tree, really long ago
  2. oak tree turned into a cask by a skilled human
  3. cask is then used to mature American Bourbon, releasing wonderful flavours from the oak
  4. cask then undertakes a perilous marine voyage across the Atlantic, narrowly escaping the clutches of storms, giant squid and pirates
  5. safely at the Scottish distillery it is used to mature the finest Whisky, adding depth and character to the flavours inculcated in the oak
  6. cask arrives at BrewDog where we fill it with our Imperial Stout. The ageing process infuses all the Whisky flavours and emblazoned the casks journey deep into our smooth robust stout, resulting in an unrivalled taste adventure for the lucky human who gets their paws on the finished masterpiece.”

Awards: Best-Of-The-Fest, 2008 Sheboygan Brewfest Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Hops: Galena, Bramling Cross
Malts: Marris Otter, Dark Crystal, Caramalt, Chocolate Malt, Roast Barley
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 70
Original Gravity: 1092
Alcohol by volume: 10%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

From the Brewer – “We use three mashes to brew each batch of this beer, achieving a luscious deep dark chocolate flavor through a blend of specially roasted malts. We brew it every year for the winter season. It is delicious when newly bottled, but also ages beautifully for years.

Served in a snifter glass, Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout is excellent with chocolate deserts, cheesecake, fruit tarts and ice cream. It is also a very good accompaniment to strong cheeses, especially Stilton.

Hops: Willamete, American Fuggle
Malts: American two-row malts
Original Gravity: 24 Plato
Alcohol by volume: 10%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Winter

Try these similar Brews!: Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout

St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout

From the Brewer – “Brewed from 40 percent dark malts and roasted barley, this intensely black ale carries strong hints of espresso and chocolate. Oatmeal contributes body and a long-lasting mocha-colored head to this well-hopped beer.

Awards:

At the World Beer Championship in 1994, St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout received the second highest rating of the over 200 beers in the competition and it won one of only nine platinum medals awarded.

Alcohol by volume: 5%
Format: 6 packs
Seasonality: Year Round

Try these similar Brews!: Lienenkugel’s Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout

Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour Stout

The newest addition to the Collection, Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour is a Belgian stout that combines the roasted chocolate and coffee flavors of a traditional stout with the spicy character of a Belgian ale aged in oak.

From the Brewer – “The thirteenth hour is the witching hour and refers to the mysterious combination of flavors in this brew.  We’ve combined the roasted chocolate and coffee flavors of a stout with the spicy character of a Belgian ale aged in oak. 

The combination of 7 different malts creates a brilliant black brew that’s full-bodied and smooth with rich notes of coffee, chocolate, and dark fruits like raisins and plums.  The dark roasty, and slightly sweet flavors of a stout are blended with the unique, spicy and sour character of our Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF), an ale that’s been aged in oak tuns for up to a year.  The KMF gives the beer an added complexity with notes of black pepper, oak, vanilla, and a hint of acidity.”

Yeast: Samuel Adams Belgian-style ale yeast
Hops: Tettnang Tettnanger and Saaz Noble hops
Malts: Two-row Harrington, Metcalfe, and Copeland pale malts, and Malted Wheat
Original Gravity: 20 Plato
Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 157
Alcohol by volume: 9%
Format: 1 pint
Seasonality: Year Round


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