Category: Russian Imperial Stout
Product of: United Kingdom
Its makers describe Gift as “A massive Stout.” Its high alc./vol. “varies with each release.” The back label featureGift poem from Readings from the Book of Exile 2012 by Pádraig Ó Tuama.
Sampled on 08/08/2017
(sample bottle best before Dec/18) Opaque, deep brown, virtually black with thick, retentive, beige head.
Dark chocolate, milky mocha coffee, nuts, liquorice and Cola Cubes.
Full-bodied. Chocolate roast malts, mocha coffee, nuttiness, liquorice, dry lightly bitter oaky tannins and faint coal dust smokiness. Smoothed by creamy mouthfeel.
Charcoal/coal dust, dark chocolate and mocha coffee with lingering tannins and bitterness. Faint smoky bacon.
As its brewers say, this is “A massive Stout” with rich chocolate, liquorice and notes of coal dust/charcoal.
Barcode UPC: 0 637813 400415
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap