By: Michelle Klug
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Any style of beer can be an imperial or double. These terms refer to a bold-tasting beer that is twice or three times as strong as regular beers. The high alcohol content results from the ingredients (hops and malts) being doubled in the brewing process. These beers will usually be served in a small glass or chalice.
Color: Dark amber to black
Taste: Strong, bold, flavorful, intense, boozy