Burnley Brewing Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Style
Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
ABV
9.8%

Every brewery should have a barrel program. That’s not business advice, rather just personal preference. Burnley Brewing have welcomed theirs into the world with the Barrel-Aged Russian Imperial Stout, a 9.8 percent ABV jet black beer that spent six months – or the length of two lockdowns, as us Melburnians would say – in American whiskey barrels ready for release in spring 2020.

Along with its impenetrably dark colour and brown head, the aromas that leap off the beer jump from roasted espresso to a fruitier more cherry ilk, one which edges quite close to Black Forest chocolate. Speaking of which, there's plenty of rich chocolate within the beer's smooth and velvety texture, along with a slight herbal character and, like the brewery’s Dry Stout, it finishes quite, well, dry.

Will Ziebell

Published September 17, 2020

Name
Burnley Brewing
Address

648 Bridge Road
Richmond
VIC 3121

Phone
(03) 9429 3042
Open Hours

Midday to late

Regular events

To book a function at Burnley, please email bookings@burnleybrewing.com.au

AIBA 2024 entries B2
Canberra Fest 2024 B

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