Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout Pairs Well With Cheese, Desserts
Published: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:21 p.m.
Last Modified: Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:21 p.m.
STOUDTS BREWING COMPANY
Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout
Originally brewed for bitter cold climes, imperial stouts are today enjoyed year-round, pairing especially well with strong cheeses and desserts.
Stoudts Brewing Company in Pennsylvania adheres to British tradition with its Fat Dog Imperial Oatmeal Stout, a bold, flavorful brew measuring 9 percent alcohol by volume.
Oatmeal gives Fat Dog body that’s slightly creamy. There’s plenty of the style’s telltale coffee, chocolate and dried-fruit flavor, along with subtle notes of licorice and molasses.
Bottle conditioning keeps things carbonated, and bitterness is mild.
Eric Pera can be reached at 802-7528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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