Aroma: vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, cocoa powder, chocolatey coffee, caramel, bourbon, soy sauce. Flavour: sweet, slightly bitter and roasty, slightly savoury. Mouthfeel: smooth, soft, rich, tight carb. Finish: roasty, boozy, sweet. Nice.!
Purchased at Tree House Brewing Co.
Aroma: overripe pineapple, mango, lychee, blue cheese, lime, marzipan, grapefruit, pine, coconut, booze. Flavour: sweet, fruity, slightly boozy, bitter, chemical. Mouthfeel: soft, fluffy, thick. Finish: boozy, astringent, piney. Nice, but not their best.
Purchased at Monkish Brewing Co.
Aroma: sweet orange, overripe pineapple, mango, slight dankness, lychee, grapefruit, pine. Flavour: sweet, slightly savoury, fruity. Mouthfeel: tight carb, creamy, fluffy. Finish: juicy, minimal astringency. A simple but effective effort.
Purchased at Fidens Brewing Company
Aroma: caramel, brown toasted bread, nuts, pine, fruity roasty coffee, hints of orange confit. Flavour: sweet, bitter, roasty, exemplary balance. Mouthfeel: smooth, tight carb, fluffy. Finish: nicely bitter, roasty. Brilliant.
Purchased at Hemelvaart Bier CafeEarned the Bravo for Brown (Level 2) badge!
Aroma: vanilla, brown sugar, chocolate sauce, milk chocolate, desiccated coconut, sweet biscuit, caramel, bourbon, soy sauce umami. Flavour: very sweet, cloying, minimal hints of infection. Mouthfeel: thick, viscous, rich. Finish: sweet.
Purchased at Parish Brewing Co. TaproomEarned the Beyond a Shadow of a Stout (Level 35) badge!