Tag Archives: Barrel Aged

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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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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