Catherine’s Passion™

Catherine’s Passion

Russian Imperial Stout

Catherine II, the 18th century Empress of Russia, is the inspiration behind the creation of the Russian Imperial Stout; an intensely flavored, robust, dark ale with a noticeable alcohol presence. Legend has it that Catherine had a voracious sexual appetite; she was known to have many lovers, but the story about the stallion was probably a myth.

We infused our Russian Imperial Stout with cocoa nibs and fair trade coffee, to create a sensual stout with an extra kick. We think Catherine’s Passion would be aroused by this stout…ale.

Catherine’s Passion™

A sensual stout with cocoa nibs and coffee beans

Original Gravity: 24.5 Plato IBUS: 57 Alcohol: 10.0%


Pale Ale, Roasted Barley, Munich, Black Patent, Chocolate


Cascade, Columbus, East Kent Goldings, Centennial

Other Ingredients

Locally Roasted Coffee, Cocoa Nibs Organic Cocoa Nibs, Locally Roasted Organic Fair Trade Coffee

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