Wheaty Brewing Corps & Lervig & Deschutes Da Big Lerv

Style
Choc Raspberry Milk Stout
ABV
8.6%
Bitterness
26 IBU

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

Published August 6, 2019

Name
Wheaty Brewing Corps
Address

39 George Street
Thebarton
SA 5031

Phone
(08) 8443 4546
Open Hours

Monday: 3pm to 10pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wed & Thurs: 3pm to 10pm
Friday: 3pm to 11pm
Saturday: 2pm to 11pm
Sunday: 2pm to 9pm

Tours

Tours by appointment

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