Dark beer season is here! And there are very few dark beers I look forward to more than the Baptists from Epic Brewing Company. From Epic’s Exponential Series we have the Big Bad Baptist Imperial Stout, Big Bad Baptista, and new this year is Quadruple Barrel Big Bad Baptist.
Big Bad Baptist (12% ABV) is the original of the series, an imperial stout with coffee (the type varies with each batch) and cacao nibs. This 2018 Baptist is brewed with a Columbian origin roasted coffee by Blue Copper Coffee Roasters in Salt Lake City. The barrel-aged flavor really comes through in this year’s BBB.
Big Bad Baptist is one of the finest imperial stouts around, so when you take this base beer but brew it with Mexican coffee, chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla, you’ve got Big Bad Baptista (12.1% ABV), which is probably the best Mexican Chocolate stout I’ve ever had (and I’ve tried many). I found it to be a bit lighter on the cinnamon this year with a more prominent barrel aged taste. In fact, I think Ep
Source: Colorado Beer Girl
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