The bourbon barrel aged edition of Mikkeller’s “Big Worse Barleywine” has arrived stateside. It features Mikkeller’s Big Worse Barleywine aged in second use bourbon barrels for eight months.
It all started with the Big Bad Barley Wine. Then came Denmark’s strongest beer Big Worse Barley Wine which is now released in a barrel aged edition. Big Worse Barrel Aged is at the top of evolution. It does not nor should it get any crazier than this. With an ABV of 19,1 this beer is about as strong as it gets without freeze distillation. Lots of sugar, hops, barrel and alcohol. In other words, a beer for pirates.
Style: American Barleywine (Barrel Aged)
Taste Expectations: Molasses, vanilla, booze. Oak. Caramel. Malts.
Availability: 375mL bottles. 200 cases shipped to the United States
2 thoughts on “Mikkeller Bourbon Aged Big Worse Barleywine”
Sounds fantastic!!! So is the ABV 19.1% or 12%?
The original is 19%. The bourbon barrel edition is touted at 12%
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