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Whiskey Barrel Stout

Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout

Over-the-top but surprisingly approachable, this twist on the classic style starts with several types of malted barley, rye, oats and wheat. Robust flavors of vanilla, espresso, whiskey, chocolate and roasted grain are balanced by hints of date and plum, with just enough hops to round it all out. Roughly one-third of the final blend is freshly brewed beer; the rest is aged for up to a year (or more!) in both first and second use whiskey casks.

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ABV?
Alcohol
11.8%
IBUs?
Bitterness
32
EBC?
Color
282
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Draft

12 oz.

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TASTING NOTES

Aroma
Rich malts, chocolate/espresso, whiskey, vanilla, oak

Malt
Roasted chocolate, caramel

Hops
Supporting bitterness, slight spicy/herbal flavor/aroma

Balance
Malt/whiskey barrel

Body
Full

FOOD PAIRINGS

Smoked cheese
Flourless chocolate cake
Roasted leg of lamb
A quiet night
HOMEBREWING

SPECIFICS MALT HOPS ADJUNCT / SPICE
Original Gravity25.5Amber 50CitraBrown Sugar
Final Gravity8Black PearlMagnumDark Brown Sugar
Fermentation Temp66 FCara 120PerleWhiskey barrels
Yeast TypeScottish AleCara 300Zeus-
--Chocolate malt--
--Chocolate rye--
--Crystal Rye--
--Flaked oats--
--Malted rye--
--Malted wheat--
--Pale malt--
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