This beer has a good story. It honors woman and how without them, beer would not exist. I guess people believed they were cooking evil potions. LOL it was evil alright, it was beer!!. This has a good chocolaty stout taste, worth trying again.
REVISIT: Finally had a chance to pick this up again so I could write a better review for this one. Last time I got a chance to try this was actually last year around this time. This is Black Couldron Imperial Stout by Grand Teton Brewing. It is an 8% ABV ale. I think one of the reasons I like this beer besides taste and art is mainly because of its tribute. The beer is a tribute to women in brewing history. According to the website, http://www.grandtetonbrewing.com/BCIS.html. It explains that brewing has always been an art for women since the beginning of time. It was believed that beer was a gift from a goddess and through this gift, women were able to establish themselves in power by their skills in brewing. Even today, in many indigenous parts of the world, woman bake bread and brew their own beer. In Europe 1445, the whole story of accusing women as witches for was due to the fact the men could obtain potential tax revenue from beer and establishments that would brew up beer. So a campaign of all-men brewers’ was formed to purge women from making beer by saying that what they were doing was witchcraft. Most of the actual witches that were burned to the stake were actually brewers or alewives. The website goes on to say the following: