Tag Archive | Stout



You know that time when you restart something there is always a little bit of dread about it. You probably won’t be able to run as fast, finish a task as quickly as you used to or in my case colour inside the lines as well I used to. Well this dread applies to starting […]

1001 beers to try: Dark Forces from Norway

One of the problems with Norway is the fact that the beer industry is heavily controlled by the government which means that breweries not publicly owned often have to pay through the nose to get their product to the market. Haand Bryggeriet is one of those breweries that have taken up the challenge and for […]

1,001 Beers You Must Try Before You Die: Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout

rarara Rasputin Russia’s greatest love machine, he drank it all The next beer on the quest to have 1001 different and awesome beers is the North Coast Brewing Company’s Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout. It is a big black 9 % stout that has been rated as  .It has a solid mocha looking head which hangs […]

Beard and Brau’s Black Snout

One of South Australia’s best winter treats hits you on the nose and is the Black Snout by Para Hills West brewery, Beard and Brau. Tanya and Chris have been creating excellent beers since late 2008 with beers like the Golden Paw, Red Tail and today’s featured beer the “Black Snout.” The Black Snout pours […]

Southwark Old Stout

Next up on the stout sloush is South Australia’s own, or until the Japanese giant, Kirin, acquired it in it’s massive move into Australia is the Southwark Old Stout. This grandaddy of the South Australia stout world is one that has stared down extinction numerous times as it’s home brewery, Southwark has changed hands a few […]