Bright Brewery Stubborn 2024

Style
Imperial Rye Stout
ABV
12.0%

To quote Ronald Reagan's 1984 presidential campaign, there's a bear in the woods. Once again, that High Country bear is Bright Brewery's longstanding imperial stout named Stubborn. For 2024, the beer was made with the addition of rye overall, it brings a web of delightfully rich and syrupy tones.

At 12.0 percent, it's an incredibly viscious and somewhat sticky affair, almost like the final beer is some kind of reduction, and there's plenty of chocolate, caramel and treacle to be found. As it warms, that rye brings forward a more earthy spice while there's always hints of espresso that carry through the beer's smooth, textural mouthfeel. In other words, it's perfect for a cold night and few nights are as cold as Bright Brewery's Darker Days festival, which tickets are still available for at the time of writing.

Will Ziebell

Published June 13, 2024

Name
Bright Brewery
Address

121 Great Alpine Road
Bright
VIC 3741

Phone
(03) 5755 1301
Open Hours

Daily: 11am to evening

Regular events

Sundays: Live music in the beer garden

Tours

Last Friday of every month (excl PH)
Every Friday of Vic school holidays from 3pm
$35 for guided brewery tour and tasting paddle

Indies 2024 B
Froth Town 2024 B 2

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