2014 Our Finest Regards (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Style: English Barleywine 12.1% ABV IBU’s: not important  Hops: there’s hops in here? Malt: Thomas Fawcett & Sons, Yorkshire OG: 29 Plato From: Somerville, MA Brewery’s Note: “From Pretty Things to you this winter season: “Our Finest Regards.” Four years into our project and we’re grateful and amazed that so many people love and support great beer these days. The fact that we’re still here is a credit to you … Continue reading 2014 Our Finest Regards (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

2013 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine (Goose Island Brewing Company)

Style: English-Style Barleywine Aged in Bourbon Barrels 12.1% ABV 60 IBU’s Color: Deep Crimson Hops: Pilgrim, Styrian Malt: Pale, Crystal, Caramel, Dark Chocolate From: Chicago, IL Brewer’s Notes: “Aged in the third-use barrels that were once home to Kentucky bourbon and then our renowned Bourbon County Stout, this traditional English-style barleywine possesses the subtlety of flavor that only comes from a barrel that’s gone through many seasons of ritual … Continue reading 2013 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine (Goose Island Brewing Company)

Proprie-tor’s Reserve Series: No. 003 §ucaba/Abacus (Firestone Walker)

Style: Barrel Aged English Barleywine 12.5% ABV 42 IBU’s OG: 27º Plato FG: 4.7º Plato Yeast: House British Ale Malts: Munton’s Pale, Crisp Maris Otter Pale, Munich, Dark & Light Crystal, Chocolate Hops: Bittering—Bravo; Late Kettle—East Kent Golding From: Paso Robles, CA 2013 Vintage Brewer’s Note: “Big boozy bourbon and American oak aromas combined with soft chocolate malty undertones. Complex malt flavors framed in oak, … Continue reading Proprie-tor’s Reserve Series: No. 003 §ucaba/Abacus (Firestone Walker)