Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

Gun Brewery Whisky Imperial Stout (7.4%)

This is a super Stout. The can doesn’t tell you exactly how the whisky is used but I’m guessing that the beer has been barrel aged, and what I like about this beer is that the whisky isn’t overbearing, but … Continue reading

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Swannay Brewery A Pair Of Porters

Orkney Porter (9%) This is very good indeed. It’s a Porter, that’s all. But it’s so much more. And yet it doesn’t seem to do anything more than a Porter should. But the way this beer does its thing is … Continue reading

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Vibrant Forest Brewery Bourbon October (9%)

I had two bottles of this, and one of them was rather flat, which is a shame as with a little fizz this is a superb beer. Aged in Bourbon barrels, this is an Imperial Stout with lots of character. … Continue reading

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Purity Brewing Co. Perro Tonto (6.2%)

Some years ago when I was first getting into beer in a big way I loved Purity’s Pure UBU. It had originally caught my eye because I am a big fan of, and spent some time managing, the band Pere Ubu. … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Struise XXX 2014 Reserva Bourbon Barrel Aged (10%)

I don’t usually write about Belgian beer because it’s all been written about so many times before, and often described much better than I ever could. But this is superb. A Rye Quad aged in Bourbon barrels, the beer pours … Continue reading

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