Posted October 29, 2018
Category: Beer News, Beers
Born a double-mashed imperial brown ale, then matured for 18 months in freshly emptied 10-year Canadian rye whisky barrels, this sturdy ale features checkered notes of rich vanilla, charred oak, warming whisky and spicy rye. With a lingering, boozy sweetness and round, resonant flavor, Plaid Habit clearly earns its name.
Aroma – Rich caramel, toffee; spicy rye whisky; vanilla
Malt – Toasted, biscuity, caramel
Hops – Minimal, supporting balance
Balance – Malt, whisky
Body – Full
ABV – 13.9%
Bitterness – 9 IBUs
Color – 78 EBC
Poutine, maple taffy, aged Gouda, rosemary lamb chops, brown sugar crusted acorn squash
Plaid Habit debuts starting in the Greater Kansas City Area on Monday, November 5th with other regions that typically see Smokestack Series Limited Release beers like Rye on Rye and Saison Brett to follow in the coming weeks. Look for Plaid Habit in 750ml bottles, four-packs of 12oz bottles and on draft. Please note that we do not have access to our distributors’ delivery schedules and will be unable to confirm when this beer is available near you.
- Jeremy Danner, Ambassador Brewer