Gazza and Dave braved the sub-Arctic morning to visit our most frequent collaborator, Dave at Raw, to create something which would have the BJCP quoting blasphemy and rattling the pitchforks; yes, it’s yet another beer we’ve made up a style for!
"Imperial Pacific Porter" is the rather grand title we’ve bestowed upon our latest brew; its name pokes fun at the government’s stupid new law that insinuates beer over 7.5% is the spawn of Satan and will cause the very fabric of time to implode should you drink it whilst a brew of 7.4% is responsible drinking....
And what of the beer? Well, it’s a right complex mash of Pale, Chocolate, Roasted Wheat, Carared and Carafa Spezial No.3 malts plus 15kg of luscious Dark Muscovado sugar. Add to this a big hop charge of Magnum, Galaxy and Pacific Gem and the result should be fairly spectacular; the wort was certainly tasting that way coming out of the paraflow!
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hand Bottle at home ... deep black ... no head ... dry roast .. big dry hop nose ... dry chocolate roast ... light bitter hop ... long big dry finish ... little charcoal ...
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