Brooklyn Monster is a classic barleywine, a style of ale originally brewed by the butlers to the English and American aristocracy. Brewed from three mashes of heirloom British malt and spiced with aromatic American Willamette, Cascade, & Fuggle hops. After 4 months of aging, it has a magnificent burnished copper color, an aroma redolent of sherry, citrusy hops & fruit, a soft, warming, complex palate, a spiritous finish, and a strength of 10.8%.
Hops: Willamette, Cascade, American Fuggle
Malts: Scottish Floor Malted Marris Otter & English 2-Row
Taste Expectations: Full malt flavor, molasses & toffee. Caramel, dried fruit. Citrus, bit of warming alcohol.
Availability: 12oz/6pks. Draft. December-March, seasonal.
Cellar? Yes. Under the proper conditions – years.