2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout (Goose Island Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout 14.5% ABV 60 IBU’s Color: Midnight Hops: Willamette Malt: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Caramel, Roast Barley, Debittered Black Brewer’s Note: “Brewed in honor of the 1000th batch at our original Clybourn brewpub. A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with thick foam the color of a bourbon barrel. The nose is an intense mix of charred oak, chocolate, vanilla, caramel … Continue reading 2013 Bourbon County Brand Stout (Goose Island Brewing Company)

Barrel-Aged Framinghammer 2013 (Jack’s Abby Brewing Company)

Style: Bourbon Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter 10.0% ABV55 IBU’s OG: 23.5° Plato Aged in Old Weller 107 bourbon barrels March 2013 From: Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “Big, bold, black and barrel aged. A lengthy conditioning period in bourbon barrels creates a silky smooth chocolaty mouth feel enhanced by the use of oats and brown sugar. Noticeable sweetness gets balanced by roasted malt and hop bitterness. Additional … Continue reading Barrel-Aged Framinghammer 2013 (Jack’s Abby 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)

Siren Noire aged in Bourbon Barrel (Heavy Seas Beer)

Style: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Chocolate State 9.5% ABV 18.5 IBUs Hops: Mount Hood Malts: 2-Row, Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley Aged on: Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels Brewer’s Notes:  From the Uncharted Waters 2013 series. “Rich and velvety, this smooth brew owes its full body to healthy additions of imported specialty grains. The roasted malt flavors of coffee yield to notes of mocha, fig, and raisin – and … Continue reading Siren Noire aged in Bourbon Barrel (Heavy Seas Beer)