Sunday, October 23, 2011
Ithaca - Excelsior! Eleven Anniversary (2008)
The ABV is 7.5 and the IBU rating is ??
Style - Sweet Stout
Glass to use - Pint Glass, Tumbler, Mug or Steins
Delivery - 750ml Bottle
Not recommended for extended cellaring.
The Pour - Pours a black color with a thin tan head and good lacing.
Aroma - Malty, coffee and toasted grains.
Taste - Sweet, malty, coffee and chocolate.
Mouth Feel - Medium carbonation and body.
Drinkable - I like it, heavy coffee aroma and taste. But it's well balanced. If you are lucky enough to find a bottle, give it a try. Three years of aging mellowed this already smooth beer to perfection.
This beer pairs well with cheese and desserts (chocolate).
This beer gets a Duper rating of B
BeerAdvocate Rating =B+
Ratebeer Rating =94