Samuel Smith

Imperial Stout

Deep black color; rich, deep flavors of chocolate, roasted barley, and ale fruitiness with hop bitterness in balance: a big yet still elegant ale. Beautiful, long finish – a complex blend of malt, hops, alcohol and yeast.

roasty stout Strong
ABV: 7.0% - OG: 1.070 - IBU: 35
Water, barley malt, roasted barley, hops, cane sugar, yeast.
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Russian imperial stout was originally brewed in Great Britain to satisfy the Czarist courts, who were great connoisseurs of Champagne, caviar and the art of the table. Because it was transported across the freezing Baltic, Russian imperial stout was brewed with a high level of alcohol.

Serving Suggestion

Espresso, Stilton and walnuts, New York cheesecake, steak au poivre, caviar, Oysters Rockefeller, chocolate Baked Alaska. Easily hold its own in the company of cigars. Serve in a brandy snifter at 60 °F.

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Stats and Nutrition

Product Sizes and Quantities
18.7 ounce (550 ml) "Victorian Pint" bottles / 12 per case
12 ounce (355 ml) bottles / 6 - 4 packs per case
ABV: 7.0% - OG: 1.070 - IBU: 35
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, roasted barley, hops, cane sugar, yeast.
Nutritional Info
Serving Size - 12 oz. (355 ml). Calories: 257; Total Fat 0 g (0% Daily Value); Sodium 45 mg (2% DV); Total Carbohydrates 21 g (7% DV); Sugars 1 g; Protein 2.5 g (5% DV). (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet.)

January 2017
Wine Enthusiast
5/5 Stars, Highest Recommendation
Spirit Journal
December 2016
Gold Medal
World Beer Championships
2012, 2010, 2009
93 pts., "Classic,"
Wine Enthusiast magazine
Dec. 31, 2011
"1001 Beers You Must Taste Before You Die," selection
A. Tierney-Jones