BREWVIEW ON CERVEJARIA WÄLS – PETROLEUM IMPERIAL STOUT

The CERVEJARIA WÄLS Petroleum Imperial Stout was the second of three BrewViews for the Brewery. This BrewView was oringally published in June 2014 in honor of the World Cup being held in Brazil.

STYLE: Russian Imperial Stout. At the time in 2014, the beer was at 11.0% ABV. These days, it now boasts 12.0%!

APPEARANCE: Opaque, super dark brown to nearly black. Tan head that gave a dense 1-finger head that coated the sides of the glass with sugary lace.

AROMA: Huge notes of dark chocolate, espresso, dark toffee.

TASTE: Dark Chocolate, Dulche de Leche, espresso, burnt toast, deep black malt.

MOUTHFEEL: Silky, oily, quite viscous. Leaves a toasty, roasty, deep dark chocolate finish.

IMPRESSION: I remember being hugely impressed with this Imperial Stout. One of the best I’ve had ever. The label has changed a bit.