The Tom Green Beer!

Brewery: Beau’s Brewing Co. (Vankleek Hill, Canada) Type: Milk Stout ABV: 5.0% IBU: 27 Thoughts:   Seven Types of Malts.  Pours with a nice head with lot of retention- small little bubbles cream color like a root beer.  It glows a coppery brown at the edges and looks heavy to the shake- lots of loud (not sound) movement in the…

8: Stout

Brewery: Exchange Brewery (Niagara on the Lake, Canada) 2017 Canadian Brewery of the Year http://exchangebrewery.com/ They have a very nice spot right on the main corner of Niagara on the Lake. Type: Stout ABV: 7.5% Thoughts:   Is it ever dark.  Pitch black and the head is sticking around forever.  Milk chocolate brown and dense as heck this is…

Shinnicked Stout

Brewery: Muskoka Brewery Type: Stout ABV: 5.2% IBU: 19 Appearance / Aroma: Citrus and tangy aroma with a dense, foamy head that persists. Its color is quite dark with very little light refraction. Taste / Feel: Upon first sip, what comes to mind is a smooth and comforting chocolate milk with a great velvety texture that warms slightly…

Imperial Russian Stout

Brewery: Wellington Brewery Type: Imperial Russian Stout ABV: 8% IBU: 42 Appearance / Aroma: The beer smells sweet with strong roasted malt notes and a slight tanginess. It has a creamy chocolate head and a rather dark complexion. Taste / Feel: From http://www.thekitchn.com: The term “imperial” was used in the 1800’s for beer (usually stout) that was brewed in England but…

Black Creek Stout

Brewery: Black Creek Historic Brewery Type: Stout ABV: 5% Appearance / Aroma: The aroma boasts a dark roasted malt with notes of dark cherry and chocolate. It’s a dark, black beer with only the smallest hint of light showing through.The head is thick and creamy. Taste / Feel: Slight tanginess in the taste that’s quickly overrun with dark, toasty flavors….

Skinny Dippin’ Stout

Brewery: Sawdust City Brewing Co. Type: Stout ABV: 5.5% IBU: 35 Appearance / Aroma: Smells of dark raisin and cherries with a buttery chocolate coloured head – dense and fluffy looking. The beer is a dark coffee brown and slightly translucent. Not much light coming in. Taste / Feel: This beer boasts 7 different type of malts however I don’t…

Cobblestone Stout

Brewery: Mill St. Brewery Type: Stout ABV: 4.2% IBU: 30 Appearance / Aroma: Strong smell of roasted malt with notes of something tangy. The head is creamy and dense with an buttery brown color – it actually feels like whipped cream. The beer itself is a very dark black. A small amount of light shines through with my phone’s flashlight pressed…

Black Coal Stout

Brewery: Railway City Brewing Company Type: Stout ABV: 6% Thoughts: Ok….. geez. Where do I start? Color and Pour: The last stout I had was one of the darkest I’ve ever seen. WELL, this beer absolutely destroys it. I’m literally taking my phone’s flashlight and moving it all the way around the glass and there’s zero change in…

Dark Horse Stout

Brewery: Broadhead Brewing Company Type: Stout ABV: 5.5% Thoughts: The color is one of the darkest I’ve ever seen, alongside other beers like Guinness. Its aroma has caramel and something sweet, maybe raisins. Upon first sip, many flavors pass by my tongue including the same roasted caramel malt scent detected earlier, a quick sweetness that’s akin to a good…

Cherry Porter

Brewery: Barley Days Brewery Type: Porter ABV: 5.5% Taste: Malty. A bit of an alcohol taste towards the end. Slight cherry sweetness, not too strong.