10% ABV, Bottle
Appearance: Black with a medium tan head. Decent amount of lacing.
Aroma: Dark chocolate and coffee, with some roasted senses.
Taste: Some smoke and bitter chocolate flavors, as well as a slight roasted malt profile.
Mouthfeel: Medium to strong bodied; very creamy.
Fat Lad is a big, robust Russian Imperial Stout. But while the dark chocolate and smoky flavors showcase its heavy mouthfeel, the 10% ABV is rather hidden with the balance of this brew. It’s drinkable than most imperial stouts, but the qualities you’d expect are still definitely there.