6. Deschutes Brewery - The Abyss 2015
Stout - Imperial / Double - 12.2% ABV - Milton, DE
Rich Imperial Stout brewed with black strap molasses, licorice, vanilla bean & cherry bark. Barrel aged in a mix of Kentucky bourbon, Oregon oak and Pinot Noir casks and then blended together.
66. Avery Brewing Co. - Mephistopheles (2014)
Stout - Imperial / Double - 17.1% ABV - Boulder, CO
This demon hits like hammer and is as dark as night. Bitter dark chocolate intertwines with caramelized dark fruits and a double espresso finish.
90. (512) Brewing Co. - Wild Bear (2019)
Sour - 8.5% ABV - Austin, TX
A complex barrel-aged sour brown ale with an enticing aroma of tart cherries, oak, and a touch of barnyard “funkiness”, a crisp, tart flavor that will intensify with age and an effervescent/oak-y finish that leaves the palate clean.
101. Founders Brewing Co. - CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) Nitro 2019
Stout - Imperial / Double - 11.3% ABV - Detroit, MI
Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.