Celebrating Stout day with local imperial stout. This is he first beer I’ve had from Haverhill Brewery, but it won’t be the last, this is a really tasty stout. This happens to be a 2011 bottle, but often stouts of this potency, generally hold up well and can even get better with age.
Haverhill brewery has recently changed their branding to ‘the tap’, I have to say I like the old branding better, more character, more unique. Also their new website is a little slim on details.
It poured pitch black, with very little carbonation. It smells of coffee and smoke, and tastes of the same. It has a thick, slightly slick mouthfeel, with a slight high alcohol taste.
Sipping this over the course of the evening has been quite enjoyable.