Topic Archives: Cognac

Posted in Anchorage Brewing Company, Crooked Stave, New Beers
Posted in Clown Shoes Brewing, Coming Soon, Don't Miss This

Clown Shoes Gargoyle Love Song for Illinois Only

Clown Shoes Gargoyle Love Song

Clown Shoes Brewing (Ipswich, MA) has a newbie just for the state of Illinois, Gargoyle Love Song.

Gargoyles gone wild. Those bastards were meant to protect the city. Instead, they started to tear Chicago apart. Fortunately crash are in town to hear some music and visit the museums fired up his jet packs and flew up to sing them a love song.

Clown Shoes Gargoyle Love Song will be available in 22oz bottles.

Style: Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged. Cognac)
Availability: 22oz Bombers. Illinois Only.
Arrival: November, 2014

14% ABV

Posted in Clown Shoes Brewing, Coming Soon, Don't Miss This

Clown Shoes Readies Their 4th Anniversary Brew

Clown Shoes Brewing (Ipswich, MA) will be bringing you a barrel aged barley wine to celebrate their fourth year of craft brewing.

You might not be among the 1011 billionaires on the planet, but the brewery wants you to drink like one. This English-style barley wine (more maltier, sweeter then American barley wines) is aged in European cognac barrels, so grab a snifter and feel fancy.

Billionaire will be offered in 22oz bottles.

Style: Barleywine (Barrel Aged, Cognac)
Availability: 22oz bombers
Arrival: December, 2013

12% ABV

Posted in Nebraska Brewing, Seasonal Return

Nebraska Sexy Betty Returns Tomorrow

Nebraska’s  Inception Series Sexy Betty is set to return again tomorrow.  Betty, who comes in two other forms (Naked Betty, & Black Betty) spent time in 50 year old brandy barrels.  Sexy is only the 3rd release in the series, along with Microbe Rue , and Toasted Barn.

The 2012 edition featured cognac aging. 2013 release is Black Betty Imperial Stout, blended with brandy aged imperial stout.

Style: Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged. Brandy Aged)
750 ml bottles. Limited Release.

10% ABV

Read More: Nebrasha Brewing Company

Posted in New Beers, To Øl
Posted in Coming Soon, Mikkeller

Mikkeller “George” in Cognac 2013

Mikkeller George Cognac 2013

Another Mikkeller George Imperial Stout barrel variation in 2013 – Cognac. The imperial stout made its stateside debut last year. In 2013 you’ll see more George, in more barrels, a little stronger too. The question is just a matter of when.

Style: Imperial Stout (Barrel AgedCognac)
Availability: 11.2oz bottles
Arrival: TBA

12.12% ABV

Posted in Cigar City Brewing

Cigar City Capricho Oscuro Batch #5 (Blended, Barrel Aged) Bottled

The 5th edition of Cigar City Brewing (Tampa, Florida)’s Capricho Oscuro Ale is upon us. The brewery bottled it today. The beer is a blend of 5 beers aged in different barrels:

Hot Blooded Foreign Stout – Foreign Stout, 7%

Puppy’s Breath Robust Porter – Porter, 8%

Warmer Winter Winter Warmer  – Barleywine aged on cedar. 10%

Style: American Strong Ale (Barrel Aged, Brandy & Cognac)
Availability: 12 oz bottles
Arrival: TBA

?? ABV

Series Recap:

Release 1: blend of Humidor Imperial Stout, an American Imperial Stout, Bolita Double Nut Brown, Puppy’s Breath Porter and a smoky kiss of our 110K+OT Series #1 Der Rauch Gott.

Release 2: blend of Big Sound Scotch Ale, 110k+OT Series #2, and Bolita Double Nut Brown, aged in Makers Mark Barrel.

Release 3: blend of Bolita Double Nut Brown Ale, Improv Oatmeal Rye India-style Brown Ale, and Big Sound Scotch Ale, aged in a Maker’s Mark bourbon barrel.

Release 4: blend of Soggy Loaf Rye Porter, Warmer Winter Winter Warmer, and Big Sound Scotch Ale.