Almanac Barbary Coast

Almanac Beer Company
Brewed at Hermitage Brewing Company
San Francisco, California USA
10% · Imperial Stout · 78 Ratings ·
Every great city has its wild side, and in 19th century boomtown San Francisco, that was the Barbary Coast. All manner of debauchery ran unchecked here for decades. But from this chaotic cauldron emerged San Francisco’s vibrant jazz culture and a rich legacy of poets, artists, writers and entertainers.

Inspired by this creative tradition, this decadent imperial stout was brewed with oak staves, vanilla, sea salt, a hint of spicy chili and Dandelion Chocolate cacao nibs. Pair with rich chocolate cake and a flair for adventure! Imperial Stout Brewed With Cacao Nibs, Chili Pepper, Oak, and Sea Salt, 10% ABV

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

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