Great Lakes Brewery 25th Anniversary Imperial Vanilla Bean Espresso Stout

 
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Formerly brewed at Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Style: Imperial Stout
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.9
solidfunk (9407) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Very good beer. We had a couple of pints of this one last night at The Stout. Smells of thick vanilla and chocolate. Aromas of espresso and even a little nuttiness. Taste is predominantly dark chocolate bitter with a little sweetness. Pours pitch black with a suddy head. Only imperfection is the palate is a little less than full. On cask.

4.1
HogTownHarry (7065) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - NOV 1, 2012
October 31, 2012 - on draught at the Bar Hop Black & Orange Fest. It’s ... black, with a smallish brown creamy/fizzy head (4-). Aroma is a classic imperial stout - deep, deep roast, mostly coffee, some baker’s chocolate, plenty of herbal bitterness, a little vanilla - dry and bitter. Taste - wow, chocolate! - tons of dark Belgian chocolate, coffee beans and herbal bitterness and some alcohol but somehow this was all about the lush oily chocolate - love it (like the best hot chocolate ever but in beer form). Thick, creamy, sticky mouthfeel, mildly carbonated, finishes dark and chocolatey with some light bittering and I swear truffle oil. Fantastic.


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