These big stouts were brewed specially for exporting. They needed to be extra strong and hopped to survive long travel to the colonies.
Aroma– coffee, espresso, dark chocolate
Flavour– coffee, espresso, dark chocolate, burnt and roasted flavours
Mouthfeel– mouth coating, full body
Finish– dry, alcohol warmth, burnt bitterness
Food Pairings– hearty rich food, steak, meat pies, oysters
Cheese Pairings– funky bleu, nutty cheeses, aged cheddar
Dessert Pairings– chocolate desserts, coffee desserts