April 12 2019 – Simon Yarwood
Last year, Port St. Beer House revolutionised Easter with #eggmanpour, the groundbreaking idea of drinking Saltaire’s Triple Choc stout out of an Easter egg. If you haven’t seen the video, take a look here. At The Epicurean, we embrace any opportunity to over-indulge, and what’s more indulgent than a rich dessert beer served alongside (or, indeed, in) a great big chunk of chocolate? So, without further ado, here is our line-up of chocolate and dessert beers to sup from your Easter eggs…
Tiny Rebel - Salted Caramel Stay Puft Imperial Marshmallow Porter, 9%: Super-sweet marshmallow and caramel cinder-toffee flavours make this a luxurious dessert porter.
Gipsy Hill x To Øl - Goober, 5.5%: Earthy peanut and milk chocolatey flavours all derived from malts - no added chocolate or nuts!
Kasteel - Barista Chocolate Quad, 11%: A big, boozy Belgian brew packed with coffee and chocolate, sweet but with a bitter dark chocolate edge and a kick of booze.
Omnipollo - Noa, 11%: Pecan Mud Cake stout… smooth, sweet hazelnut, chocolate, vanilla and a touch of coffee. Perfection.
Lervig x Way - 3 Bean Stout, 13%: This one is infused with the holy trinity of beans: cacao, vanilla and tonka. Creamy vanilla and roasty chocolate with a touch of cinnamon from the tonka.
If you’re off the booze at the moment - don’t worry! Big Drop’s Stout is a fantastic low-alcohol (0.5%) milk stout. It’s creamy and sweet, and means you can join in the Easter egg silliness without the hangover.