8.5% ABV, Bottle
Appearance: Black with a medium dark tan head.
Aroma: A bit boozy, with big-time chocolate and a bit of coffee.
Taste: Dark chocolate surrounded by a slight coffee bitterness. Some roasted-like qualities as well.
Mouthfeel: Heavy bodied though very smooth and drinkable.
Tri-City’s Giant Slayer is a Russian Imperial Stout with some fantastic chocolate and coffee-like flavors. There’s not a ton of flavor complexity present, but what is there is smooth and well presented, as the flavors complement each other very well. There’s a roast at the end with adds to the brew’s overall feeling, and makes it that much more enjoyable.