Bad Shepherd The Almighty 2017

Style
Imperial IPA
ABV
9.2%
Bitterness
100 IBU

Winter 2016 saw Bad Shepherd debut its biggest beer to date. A year on, The Almighty is no longer their booziest beer – that title now lies with the Russian Imperial Stout released earlier in the year – but we imagine this returning imperial IPA is one that will have had plenty of the brewpub's fans licking their lips with anticipation.

Stats wise, it's the same beer: 9.2 percent ABV and no less than a palate-pushing 100 IBU [International Bitterness Units], but we pick up some stone fruit characters this time around, alongside the piney elements from the 2106 release. There's a herbal nature to the hop flavour too in what's a pretty lean beer with a finish that's drying, boozy and warming at the same time.

Published August 29, 2017

Name
Bad Shepherd
Address

386 Reserve Road
Cheltenham
VIC 3192

Phone
(03) 8555 3175
Open Hours

Mon & Tues: 4.30pm onwards
Wed to Thurs: midday to 11pm
Fri & Sat: midday to midnight
Sunday: midday to 8pm

Regular events

Wednesday: 50c wings all evening, with around seven different wing sauces and rubs available.

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