Big RICC (Tallgrass Brewing)

Kansas’ Tallgrass Brewing Company has just released a canned run of their Big RICC, a 10.5% ABV Russian imperial stout (RIS) that includes coffee and chocolate. Big RICC pours with a dark brown to black coloration with a substantive amount of tannish head. The beer laces its way down a glass, while providing imbibers with a good amount of bitterness (both from the inclusion of coffee and the 65 IBUs of the beer). There is a nutty, bittersweet side to Big RICC that comes through at point, giving the beer additional complexity. Continue reading “Big RICC (Tallgrass Brewing)”