Insidious® Imperial Stout

RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT

ABV 9%
IBUs 40
Original Gravity 1.088
Malts 2-Row, Caramel, Chocolate, Pale, Roasted Barley
Hops East Kent Golding

Rich and seductively smooth with complex chocolate and roasted flavors and hints of dark fruit. We conjure this by squeezing the life from two-row pale malts, chocolate and caramel malts and roasted barley. Then we boil their spirits with East Kent Golding hops, and unleash an English ale yeast to feast upon and transform the remains. What emerges is a black deity-sized libation that will be your portal to the dark side.

Russian Imperial Stouts were first brewed in the 1800s to appeal to the Russian Czars. The high alcohol content was very, very appealing, and also made long-distance transport possible in those days. Insidious is just as big – tipping the huge, deep roasted malts toward a chocolatey, raisiny-molasses over a bed of leafy hops. Served on Nitro for an ultra-smooth sipper.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve in a Tulip Glass. A sipper - an aperitif or nightcap. Pairs well with Foie Gras and aged cheeses, chocolate pot du creme, and deep desserts.

TASTING NOTES

Pours from Nitro with an awakened blackness, revealing a boozy nose of chicory, charcoal, and dark dried fruits. Flavors of the aroma meet coffee grounds and big semi-sweet chocolate maltiness in a viscous medium body that closes semi-dry.

AVAILABILITY

Available seasonally on draft at the Allentown and Bethlehem Brew Works, in 750ml corked & caged bottles, and 1/6 and 1/2 bbls. Unleashed January through February.

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BREWS

Bourbon Barrel Insidious Imperial Stout
ABV 9%
IBUs 40
Original Gravity 1.088
Malts 2-Row, Caramel, Chocolate, Pale
Hops East Kent Golding
Location Allentown Brew Works, Bethlehem Brew Works, Shangy's
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Devious Imperial Pumpkin
ABV 9.0%
IBUs 20
Original Gravity 1.088
Malts 2-Row, Caramel, Munich
Hops Magnum
Location Shangy's
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Steelworkers’ Oatmeal Stout
ABV 5.8%
IBUs 45
Original Gravity 1.058
Malts Caramel, Chocolate, Oats, Pale, Roasted Barley
Hops East Kent Golding
Location Allentown Brew Works, Bethlehem Brew Works, Shangy's
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Vanilla Cream Insidious
ABV 8.00%
IBUs 40
Original Gravity N/A
Malts N/A
Hops N/A
Location N/A
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