Day 4 #12beersofxmas Drinking a Westwood by Ilkley Brewery

image

So 4 beers in and I thought we’d things a little differently. Dionnes drinking the Ilkley Siberia, I’m drinking the Westwood.

White stouts are an unusual style. I think my preference in a stout is for as much roast flavour and intense texture as possible. The thicker the better, the roastier the better. So a white stout has a lot to do to appeal.

This one is subtitled as a white chocolate stout. And my word, it is every inch the White chocolate stout. The aroma, the flavour, everything oozes chocolate. The White stout edge means it’s not too bitter either as it’s not as roasted.

The texture is thicker, but not too intense. Nice gulp-able mouthfeel.

I really wasn’t expecting much from this but ended up really enjoying it. Nice work chaps!

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s