SweetWater Brewing Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

SweetWater Brewing Company announces its first barrel aged release, Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.

This is the second edition from the brewery’s Cork & Cage series, a high-gravity, small-batch line-up that  includes barrel-aged beers, sours and wild ales.

The Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout is a rich, full-bodied imperial stout with notes of chocolate and bourbon, the company says. It also has a velvety mouthfeel, robust dark chocolate and vanilla aroma, and flavors of roasted malt and char. The malt blend is 2 Row, Munich, 70/80, Roasted Barley, Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and Black, with Columbus hops.

A big beer at 11.2%, this is the highest ABV creation SweetWater will release this year.

The suggested retail price is $14-$16.

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