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Samuel Smith Imperial Stout

Day 130: Samuel Smith Imperial Stout from Samuel Smith Brewery. Style of beer is ‘Russian Imperial Stout’. ABV is 7.0%.
Samuel Smith Imperial Stout
Day: 130 (since July 1, 2014)
Beer: Samuel Smith Imperial Stout
Brewery: Samuel Smith Brewery
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
ABV: 7.0 %
Rating: 3.5 stars
Tasting Notes: Black in color with a tan head. Chocolate and roasty aroma with some licorice. Flavor is dominated by licorice. Low carbonation with a good mouth-feel and lingering licorice.
Description: This distinctive type of beer was originally brewed to withstand the abuses of shipping in foul weather to Imperial Russia. It was a favourite of Russian nobility whose taste for the finest food and drink was world famous.

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