Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

Turning Point Brewing Co. Dreamcatcher (10%)

I opened and poured Dreamcatcher, an Imperial Stout aged for a year in Bourbon and Marsala Barrels and then blended, and life became better and far more interesting. This is a deep rich and rewarding beer, a beer that has … Continue reading

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Arcadian Brewing Co. Underwood (9%)

Frighteningly this tastes and feels nothing like its ABV, it feels round and smooth and rich, but there’s no boozy heaviness at all. Arcadian have taken their American Porter and aged it in Bourbon barrels for a few months which … Continue reading

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Buxton Brewery Sound Of Islay (13%)

Buxton sometimes fall off my radar and I forget all about them, getting wound up in new breweries and all things cool and beery. And then a little bottle of wonder with Buxton’s name on it will turn up and … Continue reading

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Uiltje Brewing Co. Mind Your Step (14%)

Not content with this being an enormous Imperial Stout to take the top of your head off, Uiltje decided to add juniper and cranberries and to age Mind Your Step with maple oak chips, coffee and maple syrup. The result … Continue reading

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Abbeydale Brewery: Entering The Funk Dungeon

You all know about Abbeydale, right? Well, I wanted to fins out a little bit more about this brewery and its people, the hows and the whys and the wherefores. So we had a little chat. Abbeydale is a really … Continue reading

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