IMPERIAL OATMEAL STOUT WITH COFFEE, CACAO, AND VANILLA AGED IN BOURBON BARRELS
This year’s release is a blend of 24, 18, 12, and 8-month Bourbon Barrel-Aged Dark Star in 7-12-year old Kentucky bourbon barrels. This special edition adds coffee, cacao, and vanilla with the roasted and chocolate malts to complement the smooth oats and bring you a stout delight wrapped in the gentle embrace of bourbon barrel-aged warmth. A touch of sweetness dances in balance with the hops to finish with a wave, and then she’s gone.
Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale, Roast Barley, Crystal-60, Chocolate, and Carafa-2 malts with Flaked Oats and Columbus, Willamette, and Cascade hops with coffee, cacao, and vanilla.
ABV: 12.5% IBU: 50
Color: Dark black, opaque
Aroma: Darkly roasted coffee with chocolate and toffee, whiskey, dried fruit and woody aromas
Flavor: Intense sweetness, subtly bitter and full bodied, with definite alcohol warming and tingling carbonation
Availability: Online pre-sale Wednesday, February 3, limited.
Fresh Range: Age this beer, or try one now...go on.