Dark Side Russian Imperial Stout – Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks

From Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks in Richmond comes their “Dark Side Russian Imperial Stout”.  The beer pours black as night with a brown head.  The aroma consists of coffee, roasted malts, ash, chocolate and floral hops.  The flavour is of roasted malts, burnt coffee, chocolate, toffee, cream, ash, bitterness, resin, earth with a definite citrus hops finish.  The alcohol content comes in at 9.9% with an IBU of 40.  While this beer is a bit harsh for some in its youth it is very tasty and should age really well!  Buy you two bottle limit at minimum and age one.

Photo from Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks



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