Tag Archive for Alcohol of 8.50%

Ghost in the Machine

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Beer #3489 is a double ipa brewed by Parish Brewing in Louisiana, America. A pretty impressive double IPA, thick and hazy, almost pulpy, sweet with mango, pineapple, orange and other tropical fruit. The 8.5% ABV is extremely well hidden. Very…

Strata IPA

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Beer #3443 is an indian pale ale brewed by Bacchus Brewing in Queensland, Australia. A light and breezy IPA, more akin to a pale ale in taste than an IPA. Sweetly malty, quite fruity… Melon, passionfruit, strawberry. The 8.5% ABV…

The Bunyip

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Beer #3442 is an imperial stout brewed by Woolshed in Renmark, S.A., Australia. A smooth roasty imperial stout, pouring with a thick tan head. Quite thick tasting with a firm bitterness, boasting light chocolate (is that something to boast about?),…

Russian Imperial Stout MMXX

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Beer #3436 is an imperial stout brewed by Modus Operandi Brewing in Mona Vale, N.S.W., Australia. A big Russian imperial stout that holds the 8.5% ABV extremely well. Smooth, roasty and bitter with coffee and dark chocolate. The bottle size…

Dark Force

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Beer #3307 is a wheat stout brewed by Haandbryggeriet in Norway. A fairly thick tasting stout, chocolatey with a touch of coffee, dark fruit in the background, and it’s quite sweet like a milk stout. The 8.5% ABV is very…

The Fix Peanut Butter

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Beer #3220 is a peanut butter stout brewed by Chur in Christchurch, New Zealand. A big boozy imperial stout, roasty and bitter with dark chocolate front and centre, the peanut butter is prominent but not as much as in other…

Dark Deeds Double Lamington

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Beer #3165 is an imperial brown ale brewed by Deeds Brewing in Victoria, Australia. A solid imperial brown ale, notes of chocolate, abundant raspberry jam, coconut to a lesser extent. It’s very sweet though, and the mouthfeel is very thin,…

Part Deux

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Beer #3156 is a double ipa brewed by Offshoot in California, America. My third from this brewery and an excellent IPA it is, sorry, double IPA. It has an ABV of 8.5% but it never comes across as boozy (one…

Mischief

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Beer #3088 is a belgian ale brewed by The Bruery in Placentia, California, America. I wasn’t sure whether to have a beer tonight, I went without last night but had a clusterfuck of TIA-like symptoms that aren’t apparently TIA-related (so…

Hopnotic Waves

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Beer #3085 is a double ipa brewed by Amundsen in Oslo, Norway. This hazy DIPA manages to conceal the 8.5% ABV extremely well, coming across like it’s more around the 5% mark. What hides the ABV is a very thick…