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Coopers Brewery

Coopers Brewery
Best Extra Stout

Category: Dry Stout

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 6.3%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
2017 Best Australian Beer

Coopers Brewery
Best Extra Stout

Category: Dry Stout

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 6.3%
Opaque ebony color. Aromas and flavors of fig-apple chutney, chocolate muffin, and honey-herb lozenge with a supple, lively, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-long finish with overtones of nutskin, frisee with radishes, dark coffee, and topsoil finish. A crisp and lively, mouthwatering stout that is definitely a sessionable quencher.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Smooth & Mild, Crisp & Light & Malty
Aroma Aroma: fig-apple chutney, chocolate muffin, and honey-herb lozenge
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of nutskin, frisee with radishes, dark coffee, and topsoil
Bitterness Bitterness: Low/Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Prime Rib Sandwich, Salisbury Steak, Blue Cheese
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A crisp and lively, mouthwatering stout that is definitely a sessionable quencher.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
1 843-881-0761

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Dry Stout

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Serve in a Nonic Pint Glass
Dry stouts are typically dark in color and range from 4-5.5% in alcohol. These brews tend to be rich with a definitive bitter note and a dry finish. The style is closely associated with Ireland, specifically Guinness. It is also widely emulated throughout the world and is particularly popular with US microbrewers and brewpubs, often as a more full-bodied and dryer interpretation of the original style. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Guinness Extra Stout, O’Hara’s Irish Stout and North Coast Old #38 Stout.