Stout with cocoa nibs and coffee added and aged in whiskey barrels
Cacao nibs, barrel aged coffee, barrel aged almonds, barrel aged coconut, & barrel aged salted caramel.
Maple oak is the first of the reserve series to receive the double barrel treatment, aging in both kentucky bourbon barrels and bourbon barrels that previously held vermont maple
Sweet imperial stout treated with dozens and dozens of delicious glazed donuts from fort pierce's favorite donut shop dixie cream donuts, vanilla & lactose
A carefully aged and calibrated imperial stout that’s nuanced, delicate, and complex. expect gentle roast integrated with notes of coconut and vanilla in a medium bodied, silky beer.
Black in color, american-style imperial stouts typically have a high alcohol content. generally characterized as very robust. the extremely rich malty flavor and aroma are balanced with assertive hopping and fruity-ester characteristics. bitterness should be moderately high to very high and balanced with full sweet malt character. roasted malt astringency and bitterness can be moderately perceived but should not overwhelm the overall character. hop aroma is usually moderately-high to overwhelmingly hop-floral, -citrus or -herbal. diacetyl (butterscotch) levels should be absent.
The number one reason is craft beer tastes better than the "beer water" that is mass produced and mass marketed by the big beer companies. Craft beer tastes better because craft brewers spend their time focusing the quality of their beer rather than focusing on their marketing campaigns and stock prices.
Oh yeah! Craft beers can pack a punch. Most craft beers range from 5-10% ABV, but some can reach 20%, 30%, and even 40% ABV.