Style: Imperial Milk Stou
ABV: 10.0 IBU: 40
Central 28 El Bulli
What the brewers say
“El Bulli is a deconstructed tiramisu-inspired imperial stout. This Imperial Milk Stout is brewed with coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla, and milk sugar. The coffee was roasted locally at Trilogy Coffee in Deland, Florida.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Rich blend of chocolate, coffee, and roast with a dose of malt and vanilla sweetness. Roast comes through a bit sharp, but not harsh. Coffee is bright and acidic, and brings a dark fruit character.”Flavor: “A healthy balance of sweet and roast, each making the other better. Perfect mouthfeel, with a nice creaminess and fudginess to balance out some perceived booziness and heavy roast. A sweet coffee note and the vanilla spice linger and jump out in between the heavy roast flavors, providing a wonderful depth.”Flavor: “A healthy balance of sweet and roast, each making the other better. Perfect mouthfeel, with a nice creaminess and fudginess to balance out some perceived booziness and heavy roast. A sweet coffee note and the vanilla spice linger and jump out in between the heavy roast flavors, providing a wonderful depth.” Overall: “A well-made coffee imperial stout akin to eating dark coffee bean chocolate. Very drinkable.”
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