Below is a list of the bottled stouts & porters I have tasted. Many are given poor marks for being oxidised or infected, which is not necessarily the beers fault - I just had a bad
Having brewed so many session AIPA style beers recently a full flavoured stout was in order. My previous stout using date molasses - Olbers' Stout - was a hit with friends as well as me, so I used its recipe as a basis for this one only I wanted it bigger, fuller.
Having had to pour my last beer away, I had no beer in the house & so had to brew one. Having only a few uninteresting hops, but several new bags of darker malts I thought a stout was due.
I started this as sour mash, but when I realised I'd never get the time to look after it as it fermented I abandoned the idea & brewed a stout. I'd heard on a podcast about a homebr
Of the Kernel Brewery this is my favourite which is saying something. Dark rich nose, with a very log bitter rich taste. Just fantastic.
Darks Arts ("Surreal Stout") is a 6.0% beer that has low levels of carbonation and a smokey / burnt nose. The taste is long and indulgent.
05/08/12, brew #5, Seaham Coff-een. The second brew of the day and my first attempt at a stout.