It would be remiss of me not to mention this beer that I had at the Artichoke in Norwich on Saturday. Brewed by Three Hills it’s one of their range of imperial stouts and it is quite beautiful. Flavours of coconut with a sweetness of taste, decadent and rich. I can’t recall a beer that I’ve had this year that’s better. It probably wasn’t the ideal beer in terms of it being 10% to have the day before walking 27 miles, but, then again, maybe it did me a world of good. Although maybe it might work better as a reward after finishing the walk. Anyway, I digress.
Decadent is a word I like using, so I applaud it when breweries use it, especially when it’s actually true.
And my rating, a 5/5…… I had a similar beer from them last week, the chocolate doughnut edition, which was tremendously good and also had the richness of flavours. I felt it just very slightly thin, but that one wasn’t far off perfection. Their cherry imperial stout impressed me, although I got more flavours of liquorice and so it wasn’t quite what I was expecting. But, I’m rather excited to see what they’ll come up with next, this is very much my kind of brewery. And they toast my check-ins on Untappd and since I’m easily pleased, I like them more for that.