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Hammer of the Beast (Best Clown Shoes Beer?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial Stout and Barleywine Ale aged in Rum barrels. How do you amplify a beast that is half unicorn and half dragon and has already escalated from angry, to very angry, to extremely angry? Give it a hammer! The fifth installment of The beast series blends equal parts Undead Party Crasher, Billionaire, and Blaecorn Unidragon, all aged in rum barrels. We will respect you if you run, but respect you even more if you tackle the Hammer of The Beast. Read More »

Firestone Walker Parabola (2017) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Parabola has been a major component of past anniversary blends and is one of our most aggressive offerings. This beer features bold bourbon and tobacco aromas and a rich dark chocolate, charred oak flavor. Parabola is best enjoyed in moderation and is a perfect beer to pair with those chocolate dessert favs. An extension of Quercus Alba —the Firestone Walker Barrel aged program. Russian Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels. Read More »

Breckenridge Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Breckenridge Brewery today announced the launch of Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout, the second release in its Brewery Lane series. Aged in 50% whiskey barrels and 50% port wine barrels, Imperial Cherry Stout features sweet-sour Montmorency tart cherries which play on the dark fruit flavors prevalent in a traditional Imperial Stout. Breckenridge has created a complex flavor profile that marries the tartness of cherries with hints of wine, whiskey, and oak. Similar to the farm-inspired location of the brewery’s 12-acer Littleton campus, for which the series is named, Barrel Aged Imperial Cherry Stout is alluring and memorable. “The Brewery Lane Series is a celebration of innovation and reflects our ambition to continue making more bold and adventurous beers,” said Todd Usry, President and Brewmaster of Breckenridge Brewery. “Imperial Cherry Stout is sophisticated yet welcoming, and aging it in a combination of port wine barrels ... Read More »

Epic Beer Mail From Belgium! | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

http://belgiuminabox.com http://patreon.com/beergeeknation http://facebook.com/beergeeknation Today on BGN we unbox and epic beer mail from Belgium In a Box. Check out the link below if you want ot order from them. Cheers! And what beers should I review first? Read More »

Firestone Walker Bravo (2017 Vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Imperial Brown Ale. The first beer brewed for the barrel aging program and has been brewed every year since. Originally named after an experimental variety of hops but now brewed with US grown Fuggles which are earthy and resinous. A lean, simple barley wine brewed to showcase barrel flavors with massive bourbon barrel notes that morph as the beer warms in the glass. Read More »

Founders Frootwood Barrel Aged Cherry Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

We took a crisp, light-bodied cherry ale and hid it away in oak barrels that have held both bourbon and maple syrup. After a lengthy stint, it emerged a changed beer, blanketed in notes of warm vanilla and earthy sweetness. The wood proves itself the star of this beer, adding depth and taming the tart cherry while the maple imposes a velvety texture that lingers for not a moment too long. Read More »

Founders KBS (2017 vintage) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter. Read More »

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 »