Barrel Aged Ten Fidy (Oskar Blues Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 12.9% ABV 75 IBU’s Brewery’s Note: “Aged through four seasons and from a blend of the top Bourbons around, this Ten Fidy has morphed into a monster of cranked up flavor. Espresso, burnt sugar, rich chocolate, caramel notes are now driving alongside the vanilla, oak, bourbon from the barrel and been smoothed out during maturation. Even at 12.9% (75 … Continue reading Barrel Aged Ten Fidy (Oskar Blues Brewing Company)

Lizard of Koz (Founders Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout brewed with Blueberries, Chocolate, and Vanilla 10.5% ABV From: Grand Rapids, MI Brewery’s Note; “This one is near and dear to our hearts. Brewmaster Jeremy Kosmicki wanted to make the birthday of his little sister, Liz, a special one. So he did what he does best and brewed a stout using a few of her favorite ingredients: fresh Michigan … Continue reading Lizard of Koz (Founders Brewing Company)

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)

Fluxus 2016 (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Saison Ale Brewed with Ginger and Aged in Oak Gin Barrels 8.5% ABV Grains: Allagash 2-row Malted Barley Blend, Malted Rye, Malted Wheat Hops: Northern Brewer, Tettnang, and Perle Spices/Other: Ginger Brewery’s Note: “We brew Fluxus every year to commemorate the anniversary of our first beer sold in July 1995. The name Fluxus is Latin for continuous change. Every year, Fluxus is brewed with a different recipe./ … Continue reading Fluxus 2016 (Allagash Brewing Company)

2016 Arquebus (Cambridge Brewing Company)

Style: French Oak Barrel Aged American Barleywine w/honey and Semillon grapes 12.0% ABV OG: 1.130/32.5*P FG: 1.130/32.5*P From: Cambridge, MA Brewery’s Note: “Well, in our continuing quest to change the way people think about enjoying beer and beer styles, we have created a barleymalt-based interpretation of a dessert wine, meant to be sipped on those sultry summer evenings on our patio. It is also brewed … Continue reading 2016 Arquebus (Cambridge Brewing Company)

Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Style: Blended Mixed Fermentation Hoppy Farmhouse Ale 5% ABV December 2015 From: Newcastle/Portland, ME Brewery’s Note: “Crossfade is a blend of hop-forward saisons. The presence of wild yeasts increase the complexity and longevity of this blonde farmhouse ale.” This bottle pours out a frothy, radiant yellow with chalky highlights. A head of sudsy, eggshell white that dwindles to a soapy cap. The beer’s body is … Continue reading Crossfade (Oxbow Brewing Company)

Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/ Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout 2016 Release

(Stone Brewing Company/Drew Curits, Fark.com Creator & Patent Troll Killer/Will Wheaton, Actor & Web Celeb/Greg Koch, CEO & Co-Founder, Stone Brewing) Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/Pecans 13% ABV 65 IBU’s (Known)Hops: English Target From: Escondido, CA Brewery’s Note: “This barrel-aged palate-saver has been a favorite among our fans—and us—since its inception in 2013. Pecans, wheat, flaked rye and bourbon-soaked barrels provide this whopping, complex superhero … Continue reading Drew Curtis/Wil Wheaton/ Greg Koch Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout 2016 Release