Imperial Oatmeal Stout with Coconut and Cacao 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 coconut and cacao 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 toasted coconut and Theo Chocolate cacao nibs.
ABV: 13.5% IBU: 50
Color: Deep black, opaque
Aroma: Chocolate, toffee and vanilla with other sweet aromatics, rich coconut, alongside oak and whiskey
Flavor: Definitely sweet with a subtle bitterness in thick body with moderate, smooth carbonation, with some warmth and moderate mouthwatering
Availability: Released February 2022, limited
Fresh Range: Age this beer, or try one now...go on.