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Other Hald In Absentia Luci (Best of 2017?!!) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Barrel aged imperial stout with cocoa nibs,coffee and hazlenut. Read More »

FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy This Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www.twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout – Apple Brandy Barrel FifityFifty Brewing 11% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A Barrel Aged Imperial Stout With Honey Imperial Stouts are noted for being very rich substantial beers, and FiftyFifty’s Totality Imperial Stout does not disappoint on this fact. Brewed in small 300 gallons batches, their brewers lovingly craft this masterpiece once a year. Made with the finest malts, hops, fresh mountain water and yeast, over 18 separate ingredients lend their unique character to this beer. “To become Eclipse, Totality is then aged for a minimum of 180 days in oak bourbon barrels. This time spent adds a plethora of flavors to the already rich Imperial Stout. At first taste there is a large presence of dark chocolate, espresso and warmth from the alcohol of the beer. Oak barrel ... Read More »

Deschutes The Abyss (Brandy,Scotch and Bourbon Barrel Aged Comparison) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy These Beers Online: http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation The Abyss Deschutes Brewery Variosu % ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: Various This is the Brandy barrel aged version, Scotch barrel aged version and the standard bourbon barrel aged versions. This special Reserve Series brew will only be offered December – February (limited distribution) The Abyss: Stout brewed with licorice and molasses with 33% aged in oak and oak bourbon barrels. It’s dark. It’s deep. It’s mysterious. Aged in French Oak and Bourbon barrels, this special brew has immeasureable depth inviting you to explore and discover its rich, complex profile. The flavor of molasses and licorice draw you in further and further with each sip. The Abyss beckons. Enjoy the journey. Read More »

North Coast Barrel-Aged Old Rasputin XIX | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Buy This Beer Online Here – http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com North Coast Barrel – Aged Old Rasputin XIX North Coast Brewing 11.2% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A+ Seems hard to believe that we’ve been making Old Rasputin for 10 years now, but that’s what’s happened. And, to celebrate the occasion, we’ve brewed a special small batch that’s been aged for 9 months in some 12 year-old bourbon barrels. It’s bottled in 500 ml bottles with a cork and wired finish and a special commemorative label —- and it’s amazing. The depth, intensity and complexity of the flavor profile make it a worthy tribute to this fine beer. Read More »

Founders Lizard of Koz | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial stout brewed with fresh Michigan blueberries, rich chocolate and vanilla aged in bourbon barrels to round out those beautiful flavors. Read More »

Sierra Nevada Ginger Bigfoot (Worst of 2016?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://www.qualityliquorstore.com http://www/twitch.tv/beergeekgaming http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com Tweets by beergeeknation Ginger Bigfoot Sierra Nevada 11.1% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: C- Ale aged in whiskey barrels with ginger added. Read More »

Tusk & Grain Brandy Barrel Aged Coffee Porter (Best of 2016?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

This beer is one part of the duality that comprises our feature on coffee beer. We layered fruit notes on fruit notes, aging our imperial porter in brandy barrels and adding Kenyan “karagoto” coffee from Bird Rock Coffee Roasters. Vanilla, chocolate, blackberry, and black currant aromas explode, leaving a multi-faceted beer setting itself apart from the coffee beer paradigm. Complex, yet smooth on the finish, let this coffee beer enow you with its richness and be the nightcap you’re looking for. Read More »

Stone Double Bastard Bigger Longer Uncut (Best or Worst of 2016?!) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

Weakness Is worn on the sleeves. Boldness Is within the heart.This intensified blend of barrel-aged Double Bastard Ale is all heart baby. The weak will find it to be a telltale heart. It knows of your fallibility. It smells your fear. The heart of this beer disdains you, as it disdains all things homogenized, wimpy and uncultured. You do know the truth of yourself, no? If you hesitated to answer that, if even for a split second, that in and of itself is telling. If you aren’t capable of knowing the reality of yourself, this beer can and will take the responsibility of informing you of what you should already know. (And it you’ve lost your way in this text already and no longer are clear about what I am saying, your reading pace has exceeded your comprehension pace. Go back, slow down and ... Read More »

Firestone Walker 20th Anniversary Ale | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews

http://facebook.com/beergeeknation http://www.beergeeknation.com 20 Anniversary Ale Firestone Walker 13% ABV Beer Geek Nation Rating: A+ Parabola (13% ABV) Aged in New Oak and Bourbon Barrels (40% of final blend) Russian Imperial Oatmeal Stout OG=30P FG=7.5P IBU=80 Color=Black / Hopped with Magnum, Styrian Golding and Hallertau Tradition Stickee Monkee (12.3% ABV) Aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels (20% of final blend) English Barley Wine OG=27P FG=5.4P IBU=45 Color=34 / Brewed with Belgian Candi Sugar and Mexican Turbinado (Brown) sugar Velvet Merkin (8.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon barrels (17.5% of final blend) Traditional Oatmeal Stout OG=15+P FG=5.5 IBU=32.5 Color=Black / 15% Oats / Hopped with 100% US grown Willamette Bravo (12.9% ABV) Aged in Bourbon barrels (12.5% of final blend) Imperial Brown Ale OG=26.5 FG=3.7 IBU=35 Color=32 / Hopped with Bravo and Styrian Goldings Helldorado (13.5% ABV) Aged in Bourbon (10% of final blend) Blonde Barley Wine ... Read More »

Goose Island Bourbon County Stout (2016 Vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

“I really wanted to do something special for our 1000th batch at the original brewpub. Goose Island could have thrown a party. But we did something better. We brewed a beer. A really big batch of stout-so big the malt was coming out of the top of the mash tun. After fermentation we brought in some bourbon barrels to age the stout. One hundred and fifty days later, Bourbon County Stout was born-A liquid as dark and dense as a black hole with a thick foam the color of bourbon barrels. The nose is a mix of charred oak, vanilla,carmel and smoke. One sip has more flavor than your average case of beer. It overpowers anything in the room. People have even said that it’s a great cigar beer, but I haven’t yet tried a cigar that would stand up to it.” Brewmaster Greg ... Read More »