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Black Swan Russian Imperial Stout

<p>Swan&rsquo;s, or Buckerfield Brewery has bottled a big and strong Russian Imperial Stout called the Black Swan. The bomber bottle is labeled with a rather elagent, metallic label that looks great. The beer pours from the bottle nearly black in colour and is topped with a very thin layer of dark brown head that settles leaving light lacing behind on the glass. On the nose the Black Swan has notes of Bourbon-Oak, caramel, chocolate and molasses. The body is lightly carbonated and fairly thick. The flavour is big with toasted malts in a rich, lightly smokey package. Molasses tones join a light cherry note with the bourbon-oak tones coming in slightly later. The Black Swan is big and intense but at 8.5% it is not the roundhouse-kick that some similarly categorized beers can be. The flavour is intense but still has a balance to its complex profile and makes for a smooth and very enjoyable winter sipper. The Black Swan doesn&rsquo;t find its way far outside of Victoria so you may need to plan a trip before this beer sells out.</p>

 Producer Swans Hotel & Brewpub
 Alcohol 8.5% alc/vol

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Swans Hotel & Brewpub

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Experience our warm and friendly Brewpub, alive with character, heritage architecture, stunning original artwork and First Nations’ carvings. Enjoy the views from our unique sunny, glassed/open air patio, overflowing with our signature flowers in the spring and summer. Whether you are looking for...

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