- Style: Imperial Stout
- Region: Leeds
- ABV: 11.0%
- Can Size: 440ml
For our next illusion, we're presenting you with this: a rich and viscous imperial stout full of the Mount Rushmore of pastry stout adjuncts: chocolates, both Milk and Dark, somewhere in the region of 80% cacao; bitter, fruity roasted coffee beans; juicy maraschino cherry steeped in heady liqueur; shavings of flaked coconut toasted just to the point where the sugars catch, and a drizzle of honey.
Except none of those things are really there.
This cocktail of indulgence is actually the product of three elements - Water, Grain, and Hops. This liquid pastry counter, this dessert-trolley in a can, this vat of excess is, shockingly, (almost) in line with the Reinheitsgebot purity law.