Tag: Imperial Stout

  • Best Coffee Beer: part 3 the Mikkeller Brews

    Our search for the world’s best coffee beer takes us to Europe for our most recent tasting. Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, inspired by a new and profound love of great imported beers he tasted in Copenhagen, started up Mikkeller brewing with his friend Kristian Keller. After some success home brewing, they achieved beer nerd fame following […]

  • Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Brooklyn Black Ops 2010 – 2011 Beer Review

    Beer cellaring is all the rage. In this review we put a year old bottle of Brooklyn Black Ops —the Woodford Reserve bourbon barrel aged Russian imperial stout that is bottled flat and then fermented with champagne yeast— up against a fresh bottle. As an restless beer geek, I’m hoping my patience with the 2010 […]

  • Southern Tier Choklat

    Southern Tier Choklat Review Chocolate beer! Sounds like a better way to market craft beer to a broader audience than patronizing gimmicks like putting light lager in pink packaging. Sure, stouts and porters often have roasted malts that impart flavors of chocolate (e.g. chocolate malts) and coffee. But can brewers apply actual chocolate or cocoa nibs as adjuncts to make beer better? […]