Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

Fierce Beer BA Maple VBM (12.5%)

Now this, boys and girls, this is something else. Fierce have brewed a variation of their Very Big Moose with fenugreek and maple syrup, an then they’ve aged it in bourbon barrels for nine months. Do I really need to … Continue reading

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A Pair Of Beauties From Durham Brewery

Etienne (6%) When I asked Durham’s Elly what the added ingredients in this wonderful beer are I was told that if she let me know she’d have to kill me, and so I’m having to take a guess, and that … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker Brewing Co. Feral Vinifera (9.8%)

This is my first experience of Firestone Walker’s Barrelworks beer and it has blown me away. A blend of beer aged in French Oak and American Oak casks, and fermented with a range of locally grown wine grapes, this is … Continue reading

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Sheffield Indie Beer Feast, or Do You Have An Inbuilt Homing Device?

I’d like to tell you a story. A story that starts well, though I’ve no idea how it finishes. You see, I was kindly invited to attend this year’s Sheffield Indie Beer Feast last Friday and after last year’s event … Continue reading

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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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