Recipe: Northern Brewer Oatmeal Stout

Famed beer writer Michael Jackson is credited with reviving this nearly forgotten old English classic when he wrote about it in 1977. He describes these ebony potables as “firm, smooth, silky, [with] a hint of nuttiness in their complex of coffee, chocolate and roast flavors.” If we could describe our Oatmeal Stout more eloquently, we…

Beer #5: OBK Irish Stout (+ a coffee experiment!)

While drinking away¬†my previous two beers (with company) I decided I wanted to try my hand at making a stout. When it comes to really dark beers I don’t mind the occasional stout, but it isn’t really what I would consider my ‘go-to’ style. However out of all of the stouts that I have tried…

Recipe: Irish Stout

Despite the rich, dark colour, Irish stout is one of the lightest and most sessionable beers on draft. Our Irish stout has a delicious coffee-like character from the roasted barley, and a gentle biscuity malt background from the Maris Otter. Flaked barley enhances the creamy mouthfeel. This beer finishes dry to keep you coming back…