Tag Archives: Imperial Stout

Widmer’s W’11 seasonal: KGB Russian Stout!

I posted the press release for this yesterday, but I’m excited for this year’s W’11 Brewmasters’ Release from Widmer: KGB Russian Imperial Stout! This is a beer I’ve heard about from afar, either being a Gasthaus tap-only treat or making appearances at Portland beer festivals that I’ve missed. By all accounts it’s quite good. So I’m excited to see KGB getting the “W” treatment, but that’s not all—most breweries these days releasing a 9.3% ABV … Continue reading →

Firestone Walker Parabola

I realized it had been awhile since I received the PR bottle of Parabola, Firestone Walker’s barrel-aged Imperial Stout (the first time bottled, no less), and while I knew I was behind on a review (at least, in my mind I was behind), I will admit that the thought of drinking a 13%, 22-ounce bottle of Imperial Stout with the weather warming up was a bit daunting. At the same time, I was quite looking … Continue reading →

Big Beer Week: Ten Fidy Imperial Stout

Imperial Stout is one of those styles you would never expect to see come from a can, yet Oskar Blues Brewing is doing just that with their Ten Fidy, a burly motor oil of a stout that’s 10.5% alcohol. Oskar Blues is of course most famous for being the first all-canning microbrewer, producing big bold beers that turn the general notion of canned beer (that of being weak industrial brew) on its ear. Ten Fidy … Continue reading →