Tag Archive for Alcohol of 8.50%

Back in Black

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Beer #2558 is a black indian pale ale brewed by Naparbier in Noain, Spain. An excellent black IPA, sweet but also bitter with chocolate, orange, burnt caramel, and roasted malt. The 8.5% ABV is beautifully hidden. The bottle size is…

Cornet Oaked

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Beer #2462 is a blonde ale brewed by Brouwerij Palm in Belgium. This is that rarity, a decent blonde. Sexism and bad jokes aside, this is not a bad beer, it hides the 8.5% ABV fairly well save for a…

Cherry Chocolate Stout

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Beer #2407 is a stout brewed by Sierra Nevada in Chico, California, America. A fairly impressive chocolate stout, but a little boozy at 8.5%. The chocolate and cherry are fairly prominent but there’s little bitterness to counteract the sweetness. The…

Scru Wit

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Beer #2370 is a belgian ale brewed by Stone Brewing Co in Escondido, California, America. This is one weird brew being a mix of a Finnish sahti, a medieval European gruit, and a Belgian imperial wit. It’s got a harsh…

The Continuous Daryl

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Beer #2276 is an imperial indian pale ale brewed by Mornington Peninsula Brewery in Mornington, Victoria, Australia. A smooth bitter IPA, malty and hoppy wIth a refreshing grapefruit hit. The 8.5% is beautifully concealed. The bottle size is 330ML with…

Brewer’s Reserve No. 5 Oak Aged Ale

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Beer #2218 is a strong ale brewed by Fuller’s in London, England. This is a pretty decent ale that hides the 8.5% ABV rather well with apple, malt, raisins, honey and whiskey. Certainly interesting. The bottle size is 500ML with…

The Barista

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Beer #2130 is a coffee stout brewed by Clown Shoes in Massachusetts, America. A smooth mildly roasty imperial stout with a milk stout sweetness. There’s some chocolate and a hint of coffee, and the coffee is underplayed which makes a…

2013 Vintage Ale

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Beer #2120 is an ale brewed by Fuller’s in London, England. A tasty ale which I bought three years ago and have been aging ever since. It’s fruity with a red wine kinda essence, malty, sweet but with a slightly…

Uncle Zester

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Beer #2115 is a braggot brewed by Siren Craft Brew in Finchampstead, Berkshire, England. A sweet and slightly lemon sherbet sour braggot, with some honey and malt and a touch of yeast. The 8.5% ABV isn’t even noticeable. Excellent. The…

Lubricated Labrador

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Beer #2100 is an imperial indian pale ale brewed by Amager Bryghus in Kastrup, Denmark. Another beer, another milestone. A tasty imperial India pale ale, sweet with orange, caramel and grapefruit, and a good level of bitterness. The 8.5% ABV…