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A classic 18th century stout

Delight in the darkness of Imperial Stout

Brewed in the authentic style of the 18th century classic, Fuller’s limited edition Imperial Stout is a darkly delicious affair – with an infusion of rose buds giving rise to hints of Turkish delight.

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Dark art

Strong, rugged and resilient, Imperial Stout was initially brewed to withstand arduous journeys to imperial Russia, where it was a favourite drop of the nobility. This Fuller’s take is still stout by name and by nature, but we’ve added a little light to the shade – the dark, bitter chocolate notes are balanced by delicate floral character.

Brewer's Notes

Rich, dark and special, Imperial Stout delivers roasted dark chocolate notes against a slightly fruity acidity. Sovereign and Centennial hops, meanwhile, bring floral flavour, enhanced by dried rose buds that hint at Turkish delight. There’s a taste of liquorice there too, ahead of a lasting finish with fairly high bitterness.

  • Bottle/Keg: 10.7%

Cyclops Rating

Dark brown/black
Turkish delight, rose
Liquorice, caramel
Bitter
Sweet

Raise a Glass

This limited edition brew is a unique collaboration between brewery and beer writer. Melissa Cole brought her vast experience to the tasting table and helped us deliver a stout worth writing home about.