Ride The Lion (Clown Shoes)

Style: Wee Heavy/Scotch Ale aged in Bourbon Barrels 11% ABV From: Ipswich, MA Brewery Description: “Descended from a notorious clan of Scottish lore, head brewer Dan Lipke channeled the Tartan tapestry encoded in his DNA to create a formidable Wee Heavy. The beer has been aged 100% in fresh bourbon barrels. Ask yourself, ‘Who needs to ride the lion?’” The beer pours a dark mahogany … Continue reading Ride The Lion (Clown Shoes)

Celtic New Year (Blue Lobster Brewing Company)

Style: Wee Heavy Scotch Ale Aged in Port Barrels 10% ABV Brewer’s Note: “Celtic New Year is a Gaelic festival held at the beginning of November to celebrate Samhain, the end of the harvest season. To honor this event, we have taken our traditional Scotch wee Heavy and aged it in an Arrington Port Wine Oak Barrel. This is the first beer in our Barrel … Continue reading Celtic New Year (Blue Lobster Brewing Company)

Backwoods Bastard (Founders Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Scotch Ale/ Wee Heavy 10.2 % ABV 50 IBU’s Brewer’s Notes: “Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts, a bit of earthy spice, and a scintilla of dark fruit. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.” The beer is brewed with seven varieties of imported malts as Founders Dirty Bastard … Continue reading Backwoods Bastard (Founders Brewing Company)