Brewed with lactose and with vanilla and coffee added.
Even More JCs, a 12 percent ABV “affogato-style imperial stout” brewed with lactose and conditioned on coffee and vanilla beans. An affogato—which translates to drowned from Italian—is a coffee-based drink that is usually made up of a shot of espresso poured over a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream.
A few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer maker rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to become such a divine hero you need crazy juice skills, a fake Minnesota dialect and a cool and exotic sounding name like Jean-Claude – it’s Even More JCs – an affogato style imperial stout.