American Double / Imperial Stout

By taking a normal American Stout and doubling down on the roasted flavors, alcohol, and hops American brewers have created the Double or Imperial Stout.

Borrowing both from the American Stout and the Russian Imperial Stout, the Double Stout is almost always either a very dark brown to pitch black. A large amount of very dark, roasted malts, aromatic hops and alcohol are characteristic of the style. Although the flavors can be very intense, the beer is usually balanced, and sometimes aged in whiskey or oak barrels.

The term "Imperial" comes from Russian Imperial Stout, a style of strong beer originally brewed in England for the Russian Imperial Court of the late 1700s. Best served at cellar temperature, about 55-57 degrees, in pint glass, a beer snifter, or a large wine glass.

Imperial Biscotti Break

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11.50% ABV
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Nikolai Vorlauf Imperial Stout

ABV: 
9.50% ABV
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4

We brewed this imperial stout to be big, bold and strong, like a bear-hugging Russian wrestler. A thick body using oats and lactose is complimented by plenty of complex chocolate, cocoa, and caramel undertones, before finishing on a balanced roasty note. (Description provided by company)

Imperial Biscotti Break

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11.50% ABV
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The Roman Empire had a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ - festive food culture, extravagant architecture and spectacular live entertainment. Some might argue the Emperors were brutal, mad and hungry for power, and the people vain when taking baths and working out all day.

Siberian Night Imperial Stout

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9.70% ABV
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4

Imperial Stouts are by far the "GRAND - DADDY" of all stouts. They are very, very dark and rich, with a deep-roasted, satisfying flavor. Siberian Night is made in this tradition. It is creamy and full-bodied, with a complex character from generous amounts of roasted, toasted, and caramel malts.

Tiny Imperial Stout

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11.80% ABV
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TINY is a Belgian inspired Imperial Stout weighing in at 11.8% ABV. You’ll find big chocolate and roasted notes, balanced with the Belgian flavors from the Abbey yeast strain. This beer is very smooth and lacks the astringency you sometimes find in these Imperial Stouts.

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