Barrel Aged Xibalba (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

[Note: I’m really behind on these blog posts… Like I haven’t posted since September or something like that. I’m sorry. I’m not dead. I’m just off re-examining life and doing life stuff. This review should have come out around Halloween. I apologize for the out of place imagery and out of season style.] Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale with Cacao Nibs, Chilies, Spices … Continue reading Barrel Aged Xibalba (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Bourbon Barrel Oblivion (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Style: Sour Red aged in Bourbon Barrels with Blackberries & Dates 10.5% ABV From: Asheville, NC Brewery’s Note: “This long-awaited iteration of Oblivion is a sour red ale aged with double the standard amount of blackberries and dates in bourbon barrels. These flavorful Kentucky barrels are then artfully blended to enhance the intense fruit and higher abv.” The beer pours a murky candied brown with … Continue reading Bourbon Barrel Oblivion (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Black Angel (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged American Dark Wild Ale aged on Tart Cherries 7.2% ABV OG: 1.056 Bottled On: 7.31.15 From: Asheville, NC Brewery’s Note: “Black Angel Cherry Sour is our flagship sour. This sour black ale is brewed with over one pound of sweet and tart cherries per barrel. It is then aged with souring bacteria in bourbon barrels. This sour is always a blend … Continue reading Black Angel (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw River Farmhouse Ales)

Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw RiverFarmhouse Ales) Style: American Tripel 8.0% ABV 18 IBU’s From: Saxapahaw, NC Brewery’s Note: “Our take on the traditional Trappist Tripel-style ale, brewed with 100% NC-grown barley from Riverbend Malthouse in Asheville and authentic Belgian candi syrup. Crisp, bright and refreshingly dry, this Tripel takes advantage of a malted rye addition to provide a subtle spicy foundation for the yeast esters.” … Continue reading Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw River Farmhouse Ales)

Terra Locale Series: Horti-Glory (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Terra Locale Series: Horti-Glory (Wicked Weed Brewing Company) Style: Tart Farmhouse Ale with Flowers 6.0% ABV From: Asheville, NC Brewery’s Note: “Horti-Glory is a tart, farmhouse ale brewed with Riverbend Malt and fermented with our house culture of brettanomyces. The addition of seasonal elderflowers, hyssop, and honeysuckle transform the rustic house culture into a lovely floral brett saison.” The beer pours a chalky yellow, with … Continue reading Terra Locale Series: Horti-Glory (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Serenity (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Serenity (Wicked Weed Brewing Company) Style: American Brett/ Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Brett 5.5% ABV OG: 1.044 Gold Medal: American-Style Brett Beer, 2013 Great American Beer Festival From: Asheville, NC Bottled On: 5/29/15 Brewery Note: “Serenity is our aptly named 100% Brettanomyces fermented beer. We are one of only a handful of breweries in the US doing 100% Bretta fermentation. That said for our first one we … Continue reading Serenity (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Amorous (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)

Style: Dry-Hopped American Wild Ale 7.0%ABV Hops: Amarillo, Centennial, and Mosaic Bottle On: From: Asheville, NC Brewery’s Note: “Amorous is defined as being in love or enamored, and no one can doubt that Wicked Weed is in love with sour and hoppy ales. This bottle is a blend of both Brett and Sour barrels, dry hopped with a bouquet of American hops to accentuate the … Continue reading Amorous (Wicked Weed Brewing Company)