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L’Impératrice 24 months

Type
Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
Aging time
24 months
Format(s)
750 ML
Alcool
10%
Barrel type
Tenessee and Kentucky bourbon
L’Impératrice 24 months

This Imperial stout aged 24 months in American Bourbon barrels features notes of roasted malt, with undertones of coffee, dark chocolate and vanilla flavoured caramel. Its velvety and gentle taste offers strong notes of roasting, supported by berries and the strong alcohol presence that gives it all the poise of a fine liquor.

Tasting
Creation
Awards and recognition
Appearance
Dark and dense
Aromas
Coffee, dark chocolate and vanilla flavoured caramel
Taste
Smooth, dark chocolate and fine liqueur
Final
Long and full-bodied
Food pairings
Grilled beef, Parmesan and cheddar, raspberry mousse
Operating temperature
4 to 6 celcius
Gasification
Natural
Yeast
Ale
Creation date
25 January 2020

2020 World Beer Awards (Royaume-Uni) Canada’s Silver Winner – Flavoured Wood Aged

2014 Canadian Brewing Awards (Canada) Médaille de Bronze, Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer

2012 European Beer Star (Allemagne) Médaille de Bronze, Wood & Barrel-Aged Strong Beer

Did you know

This 2020 edition is aged 24 months instead of it’s habitual 6 months to let you appreciate all of it’s power.

Give me a woman who truly loves beer, and I will conquer the world.”

Wilhelm II (1859-1941), German Emperor
Who it is for

This stout is brewed at high density and with strong hops since in the old days, it had to withstand the long road to the Baltic States and to Russia where it was particularly sought-after by the Imperial court. This nectar will surely delight every sovereign, monarch, tsar and emperor at heart.