Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

Kompaan: Beer From The Hague

Kompaan Bier was established in 2012 by two friends in The Hague, north of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The brewery is growing steadily and has a bustling brewery tap on site. They brew a wide range of styles and, most … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Sheltered Spirit (14%)

Aged in Bourbon barrels for a year or so, Sheltered Spirit is an Imperial Porter brewed with Tamarind and Chilli. It’s rather good as well, though I’m struggling to find any chilli heat. There’s lots of tamarind mind you, it’s … Continue reading

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Tempest Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Mexicake (11.3%)

In their wisdom Tempest have taken their already brilliant Mexicake Chilli Stout and aged it in Bourbon barrels, and the result is a massive pudding of a beer. It’s round and boozy and very very sexy. The barrel ageing seems … Continue reading

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Beavertown Brewing Co. Uptown Monk (9.3%)

Brewed in collaboration with Brouwerij Alvinne, this is a Belgian Rye Tripel aged in White Wine barrels. And it is absolutely lovely. The beer sits in your glass a rich peachy gold with a little fizz of bubbles for a … Continue reading

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Wild Beer Co. Rooting Around Autumn (4.6%)

This is my favourite Wild Beer for some time. It’s a Brown Ale brewed with figs, toasted fig leaves and cinnamon, and it has been aged in a Bourbon cask. The beer pours a deep mahogany brown and smells of … Continue reading

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