Beer :: Strong Ale
Sampling Dates

Arrogant Bastard Ale
Manufacturer: Stone Brewing
ABV: 7.2%
The pour is mahogany with bright ruby highlights. The aroma is strong. Huge hop with alot of dark malts, candied sugars, alcohol and hop finish. The taste is deep with a sweet roasty malt middle and a hop bomb which becomes a moderate alcohol burn. A great beer overall.

Brasserie d'Achouffe
Manufacturer: Brasserie d'Achouffe
ABV: 10.0%
Mahogany pour with a big off white head that laces nicely. Smell is of dark fruits and candied sugar. Tastes of definite caramel malts, which mask the alcohol really well. A hint of the typical Belgian tastes come through.

Manufacturer: Van Steenberge
ABV: 9%
Belgian strong pale ale

Brooklyn Local 1
Manufacturer: Brooklyn Brewery
ABV: 9.0%
Full golden color with an alluring aroma, a dynamic complex of flavors, and Belgian flair. Barley malt and hops from Germany, aromatic raw sugar from Mauritius and yeast from Belgium.

Brooklyn Local 2
Manufacturer: Brooklyn Brewery
ABV: 9.0%
A combination of European malt and hops, Belgian dark sugar, and raw wildflower honey. Hints of spice along with the dark fruit, caramel and chocolate flavors.

Chambly Noire
Manufacturer: Unibroue
ABV: 6.2%
IBU: 21
Chambly Noire is a smooth and creamy dark beer with a beige and persistent head. Its torrefaction aromas and slight bitterness enable it to perfectly accompany various fish dishes, strong cheeses and chocolate desserts.

Chimay Grand Reserve (Blue)
Manufacturer: Chimay
ABV: 9.0%
Chimay Blue is principally distinguished by its character of a strong beer. This is a beer whose fragrance of fresh yeast with a light, flowery rosy touch is especially pleasant. Its flavour, noticed when tasting it, only accentuates the pleasant sensations perceived in the aroma , while revealing a light but pleasant touch of roasted malt. This top fermented Trappist beer, refermented in the bottle, is not pasteurised.

Cold Hop
Manufacturer: Boulder Brewing
ABV: 6.5%
Cold Hop British-style ale, a unique ale with a rich golden hue, and the 7th release in our Looking Glass Series of specialty beers. Cold Hop's pleasantly fruity, floral hop aroma and earthy flavor perfectly balance the mild sweetness of the English grains, resulting in a refreshing yet high-gravity British-Style ale.

Delirium Nocturnum
Manufacturer: Brouwerij Huyghe
ABV: 8.5%
Pours a very deep reddish brown with a 1/2-finger whitish head that leaves some lacing around the edges. A dried dark berries taste with a sweet mild bitterness. A very distinct flavor.

Dogfish Immort Ale
Manufacturer: Dogfish Head
ABV: 11.0%
Vast in character, luscious & complex. Brewed with peat-smoked barley, this strong ale is brewed with organic juniper berries, vanilla & maple syrup. It’s aged on oak and fermented with a blend of English & Belgian yeasts.

Dogfish Midas Touch
Manufacturer: Dogfish Head
ABV: 9.0%
The recipe highlights the known ingredients of barley, white Muscat grapes, honey and saffron. Somehwere between a beer, wine and mead, this smooth, dry ale will please with Chardonnay or I.P.A. drinker alike.

Dogfish Palo Santo Marron
Manufacturer: Dogfish Head
ABV: 12.0%
Big Brown Ale aged on palo santo wood from Paraguay. This beer is a 12% abv, highly roasty, and malty brown ale aged on the wood of the Palo Santo tree from Paraguay. Palo Santo means "holy tree" and it's wood has been used in South American wine-making communities.

Double Bastard Ale
Manufacturer: Stone Brewing
ABV: 11.2%
Pours a heady dark malty ruby with a good three finger foam head, slowly dissipating with a huge amount of lacing and cling. Explodes on the tongue with strong astringent alcohol and pine hops, burnt caramel sugars and citrus with a biscuity, malty finish. Very tasty.

Founders Curmudgeon
Manufacturer: Founders Brewery
ABV: 9.8%
In traditional style Curmudgeon is brewed with an intense focus on the malt bill creating a very strong, rich, malty characteristic and a sweetness indicative of its cousin the barleywine.

Gouden Carolus Classic
Manufacturer: Brouwerij Het Anker
ABV: 8.5%
import from belgium-dark ale

Great Lakes Nosferatu
Manufacturer: Great Lakes
ABV: 8.0%
IBU: 75
Often referred to as Burning River Pale Ale’s big brother, this stock ale is remarkably balanced for such a highly hopped beer. A rich deep blood red color makes this beer scary enough to be served every Halloween and a few other times of the year.

Gulden Draak
Manufacturer: Brouwerij Van Steenberge
ABV: 10.5%
belgian-dark triple ale

Harviestoun Old Engine Oil
Manufacturer: Harviestoun Brewery
ABV: 6.0%
A superb, rich, full-bodied beer derived from a 1970s homebrewing recipe. Wickedly smooth chocolate dominates the flavour, which is nicely balanced by the bitterness of the hops.

Innus & Gunn Highland Cask
Manufacturer: Innus & Gunn
ABV: 7.1%
The taste is on the sweet side. Woody with some whisky dryness and alcohol peppery spicing. Very mild herbal hop taste is in the backround behind the malt and whisky oak. Sweet touch turns to a dry finish.

K-9 Cruiser
Manufacturer: Flying Dog Brewery
ABV: 7.4%
IBU: 30
English Strong Ale with a malty taste, unique and different, a true Flying Dog original.

Kasteel Donker
Manufacturer: Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
ABV: 11.0%
Kasteelbier is a brown craft beer mild and tasty, fullbodied and creamy... It has a shelf life of several years.

Konningshoeven Quadruppel
Manufacturer: Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoven
ABV: 10%
Netherlands-Belgian Style

La Binchoise Brune
Manufacturer: Brasserie La Binchoise
ABV: 8.2%
dark ale from belgium

La Binchoise Reserve
Manufacturer: Brasserie La Binchoise
ABV: 9%
strong pale ale from belgium

Lagunitas Lucky
Manufacturer: Lagunitas Brewing Co.
ABV: 8.9%
The beer pours an amber color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is great. It has a rich, malty aroma that boasts of pale, crystal, and bisquit malts along with a wicked hop aroma that is quite bitter. The taste is great also. It's extremely bitter with loads of citrus hops from start to finish. The malt bill adds a bit of complexity

Lagunitas Lucky 13
Manufacturer: Lagunitas Brewing Co.
ABV: 8.56%
IBU: 77
Deep amber pour, foamy white head. Carmel and citrus hops - some bready malts. Very smooth and drinkable.

Lagunitas Undercover Investigation
Manufacturer: Lagunitas Brewing Co.
ABV: 9.7%
IBU: 74
A bronze colored pour with about 1-2 fingers of head. A nice hoppy smell with a bit of fruitiness. A nice strong punch of hops.

Lagunitas Wilco Tango
Manufacturer: Lagunitas Brewing Co.
ABV: 7.8%
IBU: 64
A big Ol’ Imperial Brown Ale to help you with your slipperly slide on into springtime. Rich, smooth, dangerous & chocolatey.

Lost Abbey Angel Share
Manufacturer: The Lost Abbey
ABV: 12.0%
Smell of bourbon, vanilla, oak, dark fruits. Bourbon is the main taste you get from this one, followed by dark fruits and vanilla, and a hint of oakiness.

Lost Abbey Deliverance
Manufacturer: Port Brewing
ABV: 12.5%
Part bourbon barreled The Serpent’s Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angel’s Share.

Lost Abbey Inferno
Manufacturer: The Lost Abbey
ABV: 8.5%
Strong pale ale that is straw yellow, bone dry and simply labeled Inferno.

Manufacturer: Brouwerij Riva S. A
ABV: 8.5%
A Belgian golden ale. On the nose it is lightly hoppy and yeastily spicy, with faint caramelly malt notes and a touch of citrusy and estery fruit. The head tastes extremely bitter, as is often the case with this style. Surprisingly fruity, but with a strong hoppy bitterness. There is a warming, malty, vanilla quality to it, which develops into an alcohol kick towards the end.

Manufacturer: Unibroue
ABV: 8.0%
Maudite is a mahogany-colored, rich-tasting premium beer that has a distinctive, complex taste. Because of the warmth it releases, this strong character beer must be served cool but not cold. Perfect with pasta, red meats, stews and spicy dishes, it also makes a good aperitif and after-dinner drink.

New Holland Dragon's Milk
Manufacturer: New Holland Brewing Co.
ABV: 9%
micro from michigan

Port Brewing Old Viscosity
Manufacturer: Port Brewing
ABV: 10.0%
An enormous & luscious dark ale that's as opaque and dark as the most well used motor oils.

Rodenbauch Gran Cru
Manufacturer: Brouwerij Rodenbach
ABV: 6.0%
A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine.

Rogue Double Dead Guy
Manufacturer: Rogue
ABV: 9.5%
IBU: 60
Mahogany in color, full bodied with an amazing mid-palette richness of toffee and caramel. The hops are evident also, with just enough to keep the maltiness in check. The finish lasts > 15 seconds!!

Russian River Consecration
Manufacturer: Russian River
ABV: 10.0%
American Wild Ale. Pours a slightly hazy brownish red color with a small white head. Smells somewhat like a desert wine. Small hint of vinegar. There's that puckering sour taste. Some sweet dark fruit flavors...cherries and plums. Then a bit of vinegar flavor followed by delicious sour fruit. There is definitely some funk in the flavor and sweet wine notes. It finishes with amazing oak flavors and tartness. High alcohol is so well hidden that it's crazy. Delicious beer!

Russian River Sanctification
Manufacturer: Russian River
ABV: 6.75%
a nice cloudy light golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice one-finger white creamy head which lasts a little while, then leaves some nice slicks and sticky lacing around the edges. The nose is of malts, beligium yeast, grapes, pears, and some spices. The taste is very nice, tangy/slightly sour, yeasty, slightly spicy. Medium body, highly carbonated. Very drinkable, really enjoying this one, another awesome brew from RR

Russian River Supplication
Manufacturer: Russian River
ABV: 7.0%
IBU: 27
Brown Ale aged in French oak Pinot Noir barrels with three strains of Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and sour cherries.

Russian River Temptation
Manufacturer: Russian River
ABV: 7.25%
IBU: 27
A blonde ale fermented with a special strain of yeast, then aged in French oak chardonnay barrels. Flavors of wine and oak absorb into the brew throughout twelve months of aging. During this aging process, a secondary fermentation occurs using a yeast strain disliked by most brewers and winemakers called Brettanomyces.

Sierra Nevada Estate
Manufacturer: Sierra Nevada Brewing
This Estate Ale is rich with the flavors of the valley—featuring hops with earthy, grapefruit-like flavors and layered spicy aromas and barley with mild sweetness and smooth, toasted flavors. Together, these crops grow alongside the brewery to make a truly unique brew.

Southern Tier Gemini
Manufacturer: Southern Tier
ABV: 10.5%
Poured a hazy light orangey color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some great lacing. Aroma of floral and bitter hops is quite intense but enjoyable nonetheless. Taste is a mix between some citrus hops with huge dose of dry and bitter hops with some lovely floral notes. Very well balance between the different hops varieties with a low key sweet malt backbone. Full body with limited filtration and great carbonation.

Stone Lucky Bastard Ale
Manufacturer: Stoudt Brewing Co.
ABV: 8.5%
Lukcy Basartd is a dry-hopped meeting-of-the-Bastards in a in-the-fermenter-blend of Arrogant Bastard Ale and Double Bastard Ale…with a perfect balance of the essence of OAKED Arrogant Bastard Ale. All in all, one awesome Bastard.

Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard
Manufacturer: Stone Brewing
ABV: 7.2%
The body has a reddish or garnet color with a haze. Its head is off white, about an inch tall and long lasting. A thin cap is maintained to the last sip and lacing is very good. On the tongue there are loads of grapefruit and lemony citrus with some piney notes near the finish. This sits on top of a solid malty bready base with some caramel sweetness seeking in as well as a touch of dry oak. The finish is long and filled with hop bitterness and dry oak. Its palate has a good medium to full feel with nice lively carbonation.

Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous
Manufacturer: Stone Brewing
ABV: 8.7%
Pours a Coca-Cola colorerd deep brown. Very little head or lacing. Caramel malt taste followed by slight bitter after taste. This is an enjoyable beer with a sweet touch.

Trois Pistoles
Manufacturer: Unibroue
ABV: 9%
Canada-Belgian Style Strong Dark Ale

Weyerbacher Verboten
Manufacturer: Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
ABV: 6.0%
It is a Belgian-style Pale Ale with an American twist. It is brewed with pale, caramel, and wheat malts, and hopped with centennial and Cascade hops to give it a distinctly American character. The medium bodied beer has a crisp palate and moderate bitterness coupled with the fruity esters from the abbey yeast strain. It is bottle and keg conditioned so expect a tall fluffy head and a small amount of sediment.

Yards Thomas Jefferson Ale
Manufacturer: Yards Brewing Co.
ABV: 8.0%
Thomas Jefferson Tavern Ale is a strong golden ale, based on Jefferson's original recipe, which included ingredients specified and grown on his Virginia estate.

© Copyright 2019 Brewers Outlet