Wheaty Brewing Corps & Lervig & Deschutes Da Big Lerv

Wheaty Brewing Corps

Published August 6, 2019

Collaboration number three to emerge from the 2019 version of Good Beer Wheaty saw Deschutes and Lervig step into The Wheaty’s brewery to brew up a monster. The end result is an 8.6 percent ABV choc raspberry milk stout that conjures nostalgic childhood memories of raspberry lollies, with the conjuring in the brewhouse taking the form of a phone book's worth of malts and oats, which created a bed upon which bucket loads of fresh raspberries could be scattered.

Sampled from The Wheaty's hand pump, Da Big Lerv pours jet black and opaque, with a foamy, creamy and light brown head. Vibrant raspberry jube like aromas bounce from the glass, with chocolate becoming more apparent to taste, albeit only enjoying a brief moment centre stage before the berries return hard on the back palate. There is a slight tartness on one side, a thick mouthfeel on the other, with the lasting impression of Da Big Lerv being a glass of raspberry lollies dipped in dark chocolate.

Matt King

Choc Raspberry Milk Stout
26 IBU

The Wheaty

Wheaty Brewing Corps

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