||Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout - Brouwerij Emelisse This beer refers to a historical episode, in which the Russian Czarina Catherine the Great could not get enough of the deep, dark and heavy English stouts. The journey from England to Russia took a long time. Additional alcohol was, therefore, necessary in order to guarantee the shelf life.
In this area they still prefer a strong beer, in the lowlands, the popularity increases rapidly. Notes of black chocolate and coffee is easy to find is this beer, the cane sugar softens the bitter character.