Circus Tears—tasting notes
Circus Tears is an Imperial Stout by Garage beer, brewed with pistachos and vanilla. It has lots of chocolate and vanilla notes in the nose, with hints of pistacho and anise. Taste is sweet with some light bitterness and lots of roastiness, and notes of chocolate, cacao and caramel. Finish is roasty and bitter.
Imperial Stout is a dark beer, ranging from dark brown to pitch black, and a well-formed head. Aroma and flavour tend to be rich and complex, with presence of roasty malts or dried fruits and touches of coffee, caramel or chocolate. Hop flavour can be from medium to high. Imperial stout is a good choice for barrel-aging, making the aromas and flavours more balanced and smooth.