Goose Island Brewing (Chicago, IL) has a new stout on the docket. The Muddy Imperial Stout features the addition of brewer’s licorice.
Look for Goose Island The Muddy in 12oz bottles, in September – joining the brewery’s Imperial Series with Illinois Ale and The Odgen.
The next release of Deschutes The Abyss looms. The highly touted imperial stout arrives again in the brewery’s pubs on November 14th. Shortly after, on the 18th, The Abyss hits distribution throughout Deschutes 23 state footprint.
Deep, dark Imperial Stout, The Abyss has almost immeasurable depth and complexity. Hints of molasses, licorice and other alluring flavors make it something not just to quaff, but contemplate.
The Abyss is animperial stout is filled with dark malts, brewers’ licorice and black strap molasses and is then “dry hopped” with vanilla beans and cherry bark. It is finished in bourbon, Oregon oak and pinot noir barrels
Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Molasses, Licorice. Barrel Aged)
Availability: 22oz bombers, Draft. Limited.
Arrival: November 14, 2013
A new Corsendonk has arrived stateside. Corsendonk Apple White is a witbier, brewed with spices and apple juice. and at a low 3.2%, it is a true session beer. Corsendonk is brewed in Oud-Turnhout, Belgium.
Corsendonk Apple White Beer is a compact, creay beer with a lingering froth. With aromas of yeast and apple, it is mild on the palate with well-balanced bitterness and hints of apple. It is excellent as an aspertif or as a thirst-quencher.
Style: Witbier (w/ Apple Juice, Licorice, Coriander, Orange Zest
Availability: 750 ml bottles, Draft
As mentioned in June on BeerStreetJournal, Leinenkugel’s is currently in the process of brewing the following up to Big Eddy Imperial IPA– Baltic Porter. The brewers in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin have been working on test batches of this new beer. It looks like the final version will be brewed with licorice root. Expect Baltic Porter this fall.
A rich, malty brew with toffee, port, and chocolate notes and a dark fruit finish.
More bottles for Bell’s Brewery’s Eccentric Cafe. The fabeled Batch 9,000 has been spending time in bourbon barrels, waiting for some 750 ml love. The orignial batch commemorated the brewery’s 9,000th batch of beer. It was an imperial stout with brewer’s licorice and molasses. Bell’s retired the series after Batch 10,000 was released.
These bottles will be extremely limited.