The beer you have here is indeed special. It is a tribute to Greek sweet coffee. But it is much more than a beer. It is part of a concept, which started in April 2006. Ever since, it has developed step by step.
This beer is as hairy as a Siberian... or as a panther. And you better believe it because it gets the black magic from mountains of roasted malts and dark candi syrup. During the long weeks in the fermentor it gathers its rage... a rage this mythical beast of imperial stout wants to unleash on your taste buds.
Halos often signify enlightenment, harmony, and majesty, sentiments that all come to mind when contemplating this rich and complex beer. Crested atop this imperial stout is a radiant crown of juicy raspberries offering pronounced fruitiness and acidity to balance the beer’s formidable body. Heavy, indeed, is the head that wears the halo.
Few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and...
Dugges / Hunter & Sons Sidamo Dimtu 10% Dugges Ale & Porterbryggeri / Landvetter, SwedenWe did this stout with Hunter & Sons and Round Hill Roastery of Bath, England. They brought the coffee. We brewed the beer. A fruity, floral Ethiopian Sidamo Dimtu in a chocolatey, roasty stout.