Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale aged in Brandy Barrels 9.0% ABV From: Portland, ME Grains: Maris Otter Malt, Flaked Oats Hops: Sorachi Ace, Hallertau, and Northern Brewer Yeast: Classic Belgian, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Barrels: Aged for One Year in Portuguese Brandy Barrels Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 18 months Brewery’s Note: “Evora is a golden hued ale with aromas of tropical fruit, honey, and spice. Citrus, oak, and earthiness … Continue reading Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

Odyssey 001 (Siren Craft Brew)

Style: Blended Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 12.4% ABV   Brewery’s Note on Series: “Our Odyssey range is a collectionof beers that have been blended.  Sometimes a blend of the same beer in different barrels, sometimes very different beers that work together in a way that makes the sum greater than the individual parts.   Blending is a journey and also a challenge, and we felt … Continue reading Odyssey 001 (Siren Craft Brew)

Valentino (Night Shift Brewing)

Style: Single-Barrel Wild Rye Ale 8.5% ABV From: Everett, MA Bottled On: 2/7/14 Brewer’s Note: “Valentino is the celebration of our love for beautiful beer. Aged in a single brandy barrel for 17 months, he won our hearts and palates as a favorite amongst the brewery’s large barrel collection. He sips dry and tart, with rich, lingering notes of sour cherry, rye spice, and sweet, … Continue reading Valentino (Night Shift Brewing)