1,000 Years of Silence

When you look into the silence, what do you taste? The infinite expanse of spiced possibilities? Warm peppered earthiness of Pasilla and Ancho Chiles? Enveloping layers of molasses, brown sugar and cocoa nibs? Behold an awe inspiring union of stout and savor that will leave you speechless… For 1,000 years.

SWEET VIRGINIA SERIES

Brewer's Notes

Part of the Sweet Virginia Series, this Imperial Mexican Chocolate Stout has sugar, spice, and everything nice.

Hops: Cascade

Malts: 2-Row Barley, Golden Promise, Munich 20L, C-75, Roasted Barley, Choc Malt, Black Prinz, Black Barley

Yeast: ESB

Availability

This beer is available year round.

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