Blowing from a Gun-
10.5% DIPA w/ Indian Cane Sugar and Quintuple Dry Hopped w/ El Dorado, Calypso, Cashmere, Mosaic and Hull Melon hops
Based off Russian war artist Vasily Vereshchagin’s painting “Suppression of the Indian revolt” depicting the events that occurred during the Indian rebellion of 1857 against the extended rule of the British Crown. The original painting was allegedly bought by the British Crown where it has been assumed to have been destroyed.
“The prisoner is generally tied to a gun with the upper part of the small of his back resting against the muzzle. When the gun is fired, his head is seen to go straight up into the air some forty or fifty feet; the arms fly off right and left, high up — and fall at, perhaps a hundred yards distance; the legs drop to the ground beneath the muzzle of the gun; and the body is literally blown away altogether, not a vestige being seen.”
- George Carter Stent
“A sickening, offensive smell pervaded the air, a stench which only those who have been present at scenes such as these can realize — the pungent odour of burnt human flesh.
The artillerymen — at each discharge the recoil threw back pieces of burning flesh, bespattering the men and covering them with blood and calcined remains.”
- Charles John Griffiths
Apart from being an execution, it was intended to torture the victim into the afterlife, as all the remains could not be collected and a proper burial according to religious beliefs could not be achieved.
Used by the Mughal Empire in the 16th century, The British adopted this method and used it well into the 18th century. It has even been used in recent years by Kim Jong Un executing officials with anti aircraft guns.
Spicy wood, crisp orchard fruit, toasted coconut and watermelon aromatics that boldly carry over into flavor.
Slick mouthfeel and full body, finishes with back of the palate citrus bite. Balance of flavors with highlights of tropical fruit, blueberry skin cane sugar sweetness and a warmth that builds.
Pairs well with:
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