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Dark Beers

Black Ruby Imperial Stout

 

Black Ruby Imperial Stout is a lush, English-Style Imperial Stout. It’s packed with rich layers of dark malt complexity and infused with Wellington’s Peoples Coffee: Don Wilfredo coffee beans, Wellington Chocolate Factory’s Dominican cacao nibs, and raspberries.

The bugs on the label are Wellington’s Forest Wētā (or giant cricket). They like the dark. So do we.

Want more variety?
Pick your own mix of 6, 12, or 24 cans in 330ml.

Dark and Roasty
Black
10% ABV
60 IBU

Food matching

Cheese: sharp blue, brie

Mains: red meats with strong sauces, chili, hearty stews

Dessert: chocolate, ice cream float, pavlova, cheesecake

Brewer's Notes

An 'imperial' is a type of beer that uses twice the malt in the same volume of water as a typical beer. The extra malt means extra sugar for the yeast to eat and thus extra alcohol and flavour. This imperial stout was first brewed for GABS 2016 as our festival beer.

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