From Steamworks Brewing in Burnaby BC comes their “Nitro White Stout” with Coffee and Cacao.  The beer pours a cloudy orange colour with a creamy white head that cascades with the nitro.  This beer is to be poured right upside down so that the nitro can be activated as it is in solution.  The aroma consists of chocolate, coffee and roasted malts.  The flavour is of coffee, chocolate, caramel, mild roasted malts, low bitterness and a sweetness in the finish.  This beer has a seriously creamy mouthfeel due to the nitrogen infusion.  The alcohol content comes in at 5.1%.  With the creamy body and the stout like flavours this is a very enjoyable beer.  Just make sure you pour it correctly or it will likely be underwhelming.  Nitro must be poured hard.

Commercial Description:  Steamworks Nitro White Stout boasts a rich body with coffee and chocolate flavours yet pours a light cascading golden colour with a dense white head. The brew brings rich typical stout flavours and body imparted from oats and barley, but without the dark coloured, roasted malts traditionally used in a stout. Instead, these roasted notes come from aging the beer with cold brew coffee from Pallet Roasters and cacao beans from East Van Roasters. The result is a deliciously unexpected brew perfect for west coast winters.



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