Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

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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Durham Brewery Imperious (11.6%)

I urge you, if you find any of this beer, grab it with both hands, thank the shopkeeper and take it home. You see, Imperious is an absolute beauty. Durham have taken their already superb Temptation Imperial Stout and aged … Continue reading

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Goose Island Brewing Co. Brewery Yard (8.4%)

Brewed in collaboration with brewing historian Ron Pattinson, Goose Island have attempted to brew a faithful recreation of a 19th Century Burton recipe. And regardless of whether they’ve got it absolutely right, which I suppose is something that we’ll never … Continue reading

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