Tag Archives: Barrel Aged Beer

A Pair Of Aces From Time & Tide

Time & Tide Brewing Deep Water (10.5%) Take a seriously good Imperial Stout, add sea salt, cocoa and chilli and age it for eleven months in Islay whisky barrels and, if you’re lucky and everything works just right, you’re left … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Kees Barrel Project 18.03 (10.5%)

Aged in Brandy barrels, this Russian Imperial Stout is every bit as good as you’d hope. For a start it’s as dry as a bone, with cocoa powder, maple syrup, burned toast and black coffee from the malts, not to … Continue reading

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Siren Craft Brew Old Fashioned (11%)

Barley Wine is pretty much my least favourite beer style, for me it is simply too sweet. But here, cloaked in the damp wood of a year in a Bourbon Barrel, I’m more than happy to keep on swigging. That … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewing Co. Time Capsule (11.5%)

This is a 2017 vintage Barley Wine, a beer made by taking a share of the rich stronger wort from early in the brewing process of the wonderful Molten Universe, concentrating what they are left with into a richer, sweeter … Continue reading

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Torrside Brewery Take Me To Your Lemur (9.5%)

Generally I struggle with Barley Wines, mainly because they are often far too sugary sweet for me, but this one, packed with Madagascan Vanilla, is superb. There’s a rich and sexy sweet shop aroma and the beer pours a deep … Continue reading

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