Brewery: Young Master Brewery
Country: Hong Kong
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: 45 IBUs. Intense, chocolatey, cellar worthy
Brewer Description: (from bottle) Double chocolate Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.24
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1
Intro: A 330ml bottle, 2020 release, with a best before date of 1st July 2025. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Dark brown to black in colour with a one finger mocha brown head that dissipated fairly quickly, while leaving only sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Chocolate, bourbon, dried dark fruit, vanilla, oak, with notes of roasted malts.
Taste: Rich milk chocolate, cocoa, bourbon, dark fruit, vanilla, oak, boozy.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: An enjoyable Imperial Stout with lots of rich chocolate and bourbon notes.