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Fundamentals #129 — Brouwerij Kees Colin the Caterpillar Imperial Pastry Stout

Fundamentals Imperial Stout Kees Matthew Curtis Stout The Netherlands

Fundamentals #129 — Brouwerij Kees Colin the Caterpillar Imperial Pastry Stout

Remember the feeling of being a kid, and standing in front of the pick’n’mix counter?  All of those colours and shapes: fizzy cola bottles, sour cherries, red bootlaces, liquorice allsorts, and all the chocolate buttons you could eat. The anticipation when asking your parents or guardian if you could have a bag, the release experienced when it was granted – imagine if you could bottle that… Turns out you can – in grown-up, alcoholic form too. Over the past couple of years, pastry stouts have become de rigueur on bottle shop shelves, from instigators like Sweden’s Omnipollo to Amundsen in...

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