Though it pains me to say it, we’ve all come to terms with hot cross buns and chocolate eggs appearing in shops months before Easter. So it’s only fair that we should also be able to buy chocolate beers well in advance of Easter, yes? While hot cross buns bought now will go stale before Easter, and chocolate bought now will melt or bloom, Egg Hunt will only improve over the next few months.
This dark beauty doesn’t contain any cocoa, but the combination of chocolate malts, vanilla and lactose make it a basket of joy. Each sip starts with a gentle creaminess, as the sweet vanilla and milk chocolate flavours coat your tongue. But towards the end of the mouthful, the sweetness retreats, and the beer slowly takes on more of a roastiness and cocoa bitterness.
Easter eggs are wrapped in aluminium foil. This stout is wrapped in an aluminium can. Buy a case of these chocolatey treats, and have your very own Easter egg hunt.
- Chocolate Stout