All hail the Queen … or not: Young’s Double Chocolate Stout

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Young’s Double Chocolate Stout – 5.2% ABV, 25 IBU Given that i’m going to Europe next week I found it fitting to taste a European made beer for my post today. Although I will not be visiting the United Kingdom I saw this selection did not cost that much (I’m not cheap just trying to […]

The Champion or Just Another New England Loss? Otter Creek Russian Imperial Stout


Otter Creek Russian Imperial Stout ABV 10.6% (aka I’m gonna mess you up) Mid- 2011 I had the pleasure of being handed one of the best Russian Imperial Stouts I’ve had to date at Iron Monkey in Jersey City, NJ. It was my first time there and so many things had gone wrong that night, […]