What could make Stillwater Artisanal Ales “Existent” any better? Bourbon barrels. Stillwater has taken this dark saison and aged in in bourbon for your drinking pleasure. There are are few saisons as philosophically complex at Existent; even fewer barrel aged.
Existent represents the philosophy behind Stillwater Artisanal. We strive to define ourselves through our passion and sincerity while accepting that not all aspects of life are readily explainable. To manifest this ideology we present an ale of intrigue. Deep & dark though deceptively dry, braced by a firm yet smooth bitterness and accented with an earthy hop and mild roast aroma. This is an ale for you to define..
Style: Saison (barrel aged)
Availability: 11.2oz bottles
Arrival:August 2011. Limited to 44 cases. Potential in areas: WA, OR, CA, AZ, MO, IL, WI, OH, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA, PA, DC, MD, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, ME
Digging a little deeper, there is a pic of Barrel Aged Stateside Saison on Stillwater’s FB page. Aged in Chardonnay Barrels…
’and if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.’ —Nietzsche