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Northwind Imperial Stout - Two Brothers Brewing Company

Northwind Imperial Stout

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Overall: 8.76/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 8.76/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Imperial Stout

ABV: 9.10%

Season: Winter

Have Another: 100%

310 beers rated with a 8.28 average
  • 8.76/10 have another
  • A: 8.0 | T: 9.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • Color: Black
  • Pours black in color with a thin dark tan colored head that quickly dissipates and leaves a thin layer of creamy looking foam resting on top. Very little lacing.

    The aroma is on the lighter side, but I get a nice blend of dark roasted malts, bitter chocolate and coffee with a hint of vanilla.

    The taste resembles the aroma is ways, but is much more robust. A combination of dark flavors meet the palate with dark roasted malts, bitter chocolates, dark fruit and molasses working into an earthy hop flavor that blends with a bitter coffee on the finish. A fairly bitter beer with a touch of milk chocolate sweetness in the finish and aftertaste.

    Medium body with medium carbonation. Creamy and smooth, making it very drinkable for a beer with a higher ABV that is well hidden.

    Overall, this is a solid Imperial Stout from Two Brothers. A great combination of dark flavors that are well balanced and enjoyable. This beer is very drinkable for an Imperial Stout and makes this a great beer to enjoy on a cold windy winter night! Try one!
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  • Reviewed: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 00:30:33
  • Tasted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
  • $1.99 for 12 oz. bottle