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Heart of Darkness Imperial Stout Fest

Heart of Darkness Imperial Stout Fest


Saturday February 3 – Sunday February 4


The Heart of Darkness Imperial Stout Fest takes place at both

Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom – Alberta 2006 NE Alberta St Portland, Oregon 97211

Imperial Bottle Shop & Taproom – Division 2006 NE Alberta St (Portland, Oregon 97211


Advance Tickets for admission are not available.

When you arrive at the Festival you need to buy a $5 commemorative glass.

Drink tickets are priced at $2/each. Some beers may require 2 tickets – i.e. – $4.

Each beer will be available to purchase as a separate own “full” pour, and multiple flight options, and chances to purchase “tasters” of each beer will also be available.

38 Imperial Stouts

16 imperial stouts are being poured at the Division location, and 22 imperial stouts are being poured at the Alberta location.

 Beer Being Poured At Division (16 each)

AleSmith Brewing Company “Thai Speedway Stout” Imperial Stout with coconut, ginger, lime, lemongrass, basil, and coffee

Aslan Brewing Company “Satan’s Airport” Imperial Milk Stout with coffee

Avery Brewing Company 2016 “Vanilla Bean Stout” Imperial Stout with vanilla beans added and aged in Bourbon barrels

Bell’s Brewery 2015 “Expedition” Russian Imperial Stout

Block 15 Brewing Co. 2015 Super Nebula Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in Woodford Reserve barrels with cocoa nibs

Coalition Brewing 2015 “Barrel-Aged Bring out the Imp” Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon barrels

Crux Fermentation Project 2016 “Tough Love” Russian Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon barrels

Dogfish Head “Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout” (over 16% ABV!!!)

Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom 2016 “Imperio” Imperial Stout served on nitro

Evil Twin Brewing / Westbrook Brewing Company “Imperial Mexican Biscotti Break Cake” Imperial Stout with coffee, cinnamon, almonds, cocoa nibs, vanilla beans & habanero peppers

Fremont Brewing Company “Bourbon Barrel-Aged Dark Star” Imperial Oatmeal Stout

Full Sail Brewing Company 2016 “Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout”

New Holland Brewing Co. “Dragon’s Milk Reserve: Mocha Mint” Imperial Milk Stout

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider 2-Year Wooden Hellfire – 18-hour boil cider aged in bourbon barrels for 2 years, the imperial stout of ciders

Santiam Brewing Co. “Govna’s Reserve Pirate Stout” Imperial Stout aged in bourbon and rum barrels and finished with coconut

Southern Tier Brewing Company 2015 “Creme Brulee” Imperial Stout brewed with vanilla beans

The Bruery “Share This: Coffee” Imperial Stout with coffee

Worthy Brewing 2016 “Barrel-Aged Dark Muse” Russian Imperial Stout aged in Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels

Beer Being Poured At Alberta (22 each)

Alesong Brewing and Blending “Vanilla Rhino Suit” Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon barrels with vanilla beans and cocoa nibs

Avery Brewing “Tweak” Imperial Stout with coffee added and aged in Bourbon barrels (16% ABV!)

Backwoods Brewing Company “The Stumbler” Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon barrels

Baerlic Brewing Co.c “Collusion” Russian Imperial Stout brewed with house-made dulce de leche

Base Camp Brewing Company “Imperial Barrel-Aged S’more Stout” Imperial Stout aged in Eastside Distillery’s Burnside Bourbon barrels

Block 15 Brewing Co. “Imagine” Imperial Belgian Stout aged in Bourbon barrels

Culmination Brewing Company “Multnomah County Stout” Imperial Stout aged in George Dickel whiskey barrels

Deschutes Brewery 2016 “Abyss” served on nitro

Ecliptic Brewing Barrel-Aged Oort

Epic Brewing Company “Big Bad Baptista” Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout with Mexican coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla, and cinnamon

Ex Novo Brewing “Kill the Sun” Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

Fort George Brewery “1000 Years of Silence” Mexican Chocolate Imperial Stout

Gigantic Brewing Company “Most MOST Premium” Russian Imperial Stout aged almost 2 years in Heaven Hill bourbon barrels

Great Notion Brewing Peanut Brother

Lagunitas Brewing Co “Willet-ized Coffee Stout” Imperial Stout with coffee aged in Willet rye whiskey barrels

Melvin Brewing “Unkle Rukus” Imperial Stout

Ninkasi Brewing “Ground Control” Imperial Stout brewed with Oregon hazelnuts, star anise and cocoa nibs and aged in Woodford reserve Bourbon barrels

Perennial Artisan Ales “Abraxas” Imperial Stout brewed with ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and cinnamon sticks

pFriem Family Brewers “Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout”

Ruse Brewing “Deep Sleeper” Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout with Vermont maple syrup

Three Creeks Brewing Company “Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged Frontier Justice Coffee Stout”

Wander Brewing “Barrel-Aged Earlybird” Imperial Breakfast Stout brewed with dulce de leche, oatmeal, and coffee, and aged in bourbon barrels