Topic Archives: Licorice

Posted in Goose Island Brewing, Headlines

Goose Island The Muddy Imperial Stout

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.

Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Licorice)
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft.
Arrival: September, 2014

9% ABV

Posted in Deschutes Brewing, Headlines, Seasonal Return

Deschutes The Abyss: November 14th

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

11% ABV


Posted in New Releases

Corsendonk Apple White Beer Arrives Stateside

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

3.2% ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Leinenkugel's Brewing

Leinenkugel Adding Big Eddy Baltic Porter

Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter

As mentioned in June on BeerStreetJournal, Leinenkugel’s is currently in the process of brewing the following up to Big Eddy Imperial IPABaltic 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. 

Style: Baltic Porter (w/ Licorice Root) Availability: 12oz bottles, Draft
Arrival: Fall, 2012

8.5% ABV

Look for Lenie’s latest Shandy creation Lemon Berry Shandy later this summer.  Read More: Big Eddy Series

Posted in Bell's Brewing, Coming Soon

Bell’s Eccentric Cafe Release: Bourbon Barrel Batch 9,000

Bell's Bourbon Barrel Batch 9,000

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.