For beer number 5 (I didn’t take notes on #4) I got in line with and waited patiently for the release of their big barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout. And even though they only gave out 6 oz. pours, boy was it worth it!
PUGACHEV’S COBRA is a part of their Barrel Roll Series. This Russian Imperial Stout has a surprising 85 IBUs and a massive 16.5% ABV.
To celebrate their 25th Anniversary Alaskan Brewing Company brewed a beer that they deemed PERSEVERANCE ALE. Using local ingredients like birch syrup and fireweed honey, they wanted to create a big beer that could stand the test of time. I let mine sit for about 6 months before trying it and I’ll admit that it held up quite well.
Perseverance Ale is a Russian Imperial Stout with a 9% ABV. Continue reading
Russian Lullaby is a Russian Imperial Stout brewed for Ladyface’s first anniversary celebration. This special release beer as a 9.9% ABV.
Old Rasputin is a Russian Imperial Stout in the truest sense of the word. Named after the “Mad Monk” of legend (who reported enjoyed this style of brew), this deliciously dark beer comes in at an impressive 9%ABV.