Category Archives: Stout

Young’s Double Chocolate Stout

5.2% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleWells and Young’s Brewing Company – http://www.wellsandyoungs.co.uk/Bedford, England Today we focus on the heritage of Charles Young, the other half of the 2006 merger that formed England’s largest “family owned” brewery.  This one is much more … Continue reading

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Smoked Oatmeal Stout

5% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleTrafalgar Ales and Meads – http://www.alesandmeads.com/Oakville, Ontario, Canada It’s almost Christmas, and once again I’m considering converting to Orthodox Christianity so that I can celebrate that damn holiday on January 7th.  Why the difference?  The year … Continue reading

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Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout

8% alc./vol., 750 ml bottleMuskoka Brewery – http://www.muskokabrewery.com/Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada Oh darn, autumn must be over because my beer tells me so.  I grew a beard once just to see what would happen.  It came in kind of curly and … Continue reading

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Southern Tier Imperial Choklat Stout

11.0% alc./vol., 650 ml bottleSouthern Tier Brewing Company – http://www.southerntierbrewing.com/Lakewood, New York, USA Apart from the spelling, this beer has hit the mark.  It tastes like a beer…a stout, in fact…and it has serious flavours of bitter dark chocolate that … Continue reading

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La Vache Folle Imperial Milk Stout

9% alc./vol., 500 ml bottleMicrobrasserie Charlevoix – http://www.microbrasserie.com/Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada Fermentation occurs when yeast eats sugar, burps carbon dioxide, and pees out ethanol.  But who knew that this humble fungus was such a picky eater?  Lactose is milk sugar, and … Continue reading

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Hockley Stout

4.2% alc./vol., 473 ml canHockley Valley Brewing – http://www.hockleybeer.ca/Orangeville, Ontario, Canada A pretty good stout here.  Of course, there’s only one most popular stout in the world, and this is not it.  I like variety, so I don’t mind having … Continue reading

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Hockley Black & Tan

4.7% alc./vol., 473 ml canHockley Valley Brewing – http://www.hockleybeer.ca/Orangeville, Ontario, Canada Why is there a picture of a wildcat on their web site?  Oh, it’s a lynx, and you click on it to see the links page…get it?  Groan.  So … Continue reading

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